Riding the Lackawanna Cutoff.
Let me give you a little background. My name is Bob Murphy, I enjoy
mountain biking, and I'm always looking for new places to ride. This whole
little story took place in the summer of 1998. A friend of mine (who I worked
for at the time) suggested that I may be able to ride the Lackawanna cutoff, a
rail line that runs from Hopatcong, NJ all the way to Pennsylvania, crossing
over near the Delaware Water Gap. It sounded like a great challenge. Now, I
don't have many friends that are willing to ride like me, so most of the time
I am riding alone. So I rode the cutoff in segments. about 10-20 miles at a
time. Keep in mind, that being alone, I have to ride a section, and backtrack
back to where my car is.
This is a work in progress, so there will be some
typos, some mistakes, and a whole lot of usability things that I need to fix,
if you have any questions, email me.
The Start - June 26th.
Cut Short - July 2nd.
Greendell - July 9th.
Quest for Water - July 19th.
Backtracking - July 23rd.
Taking a Walk - Aug1st.
Finishing up - August 2nd.
There is probably more to come, I have some pictures that I have taken from
some of these locations since then.
All images and text on this site copyright Bob Murphy 1998-2000