John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
John Heaton

  • Music:

Ten random things: March 31

Ten rail trails in Wisconsin:

  1. Glacial Drumlin State Trail
  2. Sugar River State Trail
  3. Gandy Dancer State Trail
  4. Pine Line Trail
  5. Elroy-Sparta State Trail
  6. Ozaukee Interurban Trail
  7. Red Cedar State Trail
  8. Omaha Trail
  9. Bearskin State Park Trail
  10. Mountain Bay State Trail

One of the very nicest things about where I lived in northern Virginia was its proximity to the Washington and Old Dominion Trail, a rail trail stretching from Alexandria to Purcellville, almost 45 miles. Here in Madison, I'm very close to another one, the Capital City Trail. (Which is actually only a rail trail for part of its length, but close enough.) The first one of the trails listed above is one I learned about today, when I saw it mentioned in a document I was reviewing. It's a great name, though perhaps a bit redundant, since I believe all drumlns are glacial.


  • My tweets

    Fri, 17:53: People of Wisconsin, the UK needs your help. Someone start looking into charter flights. Fri, 18:22:…

  • My tweets

    Thu, 12:14: RT @ slayerfestx98: 23 years ago Sarah Michelle Gellar and Cynthia Bergstrom invented the slow motion run with this scene/jacket…

  • My tweets

    Tue, 12:53: Bananarama's version of "Venus" is more than twice as old as the original was when the cover was recorded, have a nice day.…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.