Controversy Over Future of Rails by Kinzua Bridge Continues

Bradford Era — The MJ2KB T(rails) Club wrapped up their Intelliconference this week as the last installment, titled “Final Report: The Sense of Community,” was released on Tuesday.

And it was a humdinger.

The Mount Jewett-based club would like to see the rails on the 3.9 mile section of the former Knox-Kane rail corridor in between Mount Jewett and Kinzua Bridge State Park remain intact while having a passive use trail adjacent to the rails. Headwaters Charitable Trust of Curwensville is in the process of purchasing the entire 73.8 mile corridor from Kovalchick Salvage Co. of Indiana. Headwaters’ executive director Janie French is adamant about pulling the rails up to turn the corridor into a rail trail.  Read more