Industrial Track Greenway Trail

Delaware


View south from the Christina River, toward the I-495 underpass. As you can see, this section currently gets little use. Taken August 2014.
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The northern, completed section of the trail currently dead ends at the Christina River. Taken August 2014.
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Marshlands visible from the northern, completed portion of the trail near the I-495 underpass. Taken August 2014.
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For a major city, Wilmington has a lot of open space on its south and west ends. The I-95 bridge over the Christina River can be seen in the background.
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Approaching the Christina River, where an as-yet-unbuilt bridge will eventually connect the trail to the Russell Peterson Wildlife Refuge, and, thence, to the Christina Riverwalk.
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This monument identifies the people whose remains were buried in the Potters' Field off the northern, completed segment of the trail.
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Potters' Field, just north of the Baylor Womens' Correctional Institution. Taken August 2014.
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Gate to the Potters' Field, situated just off the completed, northern portion of the trail.
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Approaching the underpass that carries the trail beneath I-495. There was visible construction work being done here, as there was on other portions of the trail, in the summer of 2014.
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Looking north, past the entrance to the Potters' Field (on the left), toward I-495 and the Christina River. Taken August 2014.
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Situated just north of the Baylor Womens' Correctional Institute, this kiosk interprets the history of a nearby Potters' Field. Taken August 2014.
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Baylor Womens' Correctional Institute, visible from the northern, completed (but still little-used) segment of the trail. Taken August 2014.
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The northern, completed section of the trail runs along the eastern perimeter of the Baylor Womens' Correctional Institution. Be alert for security guards; one let me by after I told him I was hiking on the trail.
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Passing through swampy woods immediately north of I-295.
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Still closed to the public, this tunnel will carry the trail under I-295 once a similar one under Route 13 is finished. That could happen as early as this fall, resulting in the two sections of the trail being connected. Taken August 2014.
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Because it still gets little use, the completed, northern portion of the trail is littered with debris in the woods immediately south of Baylor Blvd. However, work is being done to connect the two sections of the trail as this is being written.
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The northern, completed portion enters a patch of woods between Baylor Blvd. and I-295. Taken August 2014.
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Crossing Baylor Blvd. just south of the Baylor Womens' Correctional Institution. Taken August 2014.
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One of 3 kiosks along the still little-used completed northern portion of the trail. This one is just south of the Baylor Womens' Correctional Facility.
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Small stone wall off the trail in New Castle.
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The trail forms a garden-like ribbon through communities south of Route 273 in New Castle. Taken August 2014.
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Looking north of the 9th St. intersection in New Castle.
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Veterans' memorial at the trail's southernmost terminus immediately north of 8th St. in New Castle. It should be extended to Battery Park in the near future. Taken August 2014.
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New Castle city has done an excellent job beautifying their portion of the trail. Taken August 2014.
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Hedges line the trail in New Castle.
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Brick plaza in the town of New Castle. Taken August 2014.
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New Castle water tower, as seen from the trail. Taken August 2014.
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The section in New Castle proper is known as the 'Heritage Greenway Trail.'
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New segment of the trail just south of Route 273. Taken August 2014.
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Passing cyclists approaching Route 273.
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Behind homes north of New Castle. Taken August 2014.
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The trail passes behind residential neighborhoods between Boulden Blvd. and Route 273.
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Another view of the marshlands just north of the Route 273 crossing.
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Peering through the trees at marshlands north of New Castle.
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Entering the woods north of Route 273 near New Castle. Taken August 2014.
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This sign, located on the south side of the intersection with Boulden Blvd., designates the section of the trail from here south to New Castle as part of the East Coast Greenway, an ambitious 'mega-trail' project being built from Maine to Florida.
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Vines can be seen hanging from some of the trees south of Boulen Blvd.
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Forest canopies create a 'green tunnel' effect on the completed, southern portion between Boulen Blvd. and Route 273. This provides cool shade on hot, summer days. Taken August 2014.
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Bike rack at the kiosk in the suburbs north of New Castle.
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Bench at the kiosk in the suburbs north of New Castle. Taken August 2014.
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Relax at one of three kiosks on the southern, completed section of the trail north of New Castle.
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Majestic trees. Taken August 2014.
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Swampy woodlands on the north end of New Castle.
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Straight trail.
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Wetlands can be seen in numerous locations along the trail. Taken August 2014.
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Concrete plant just south of the Boulen Blvd. crossing, attesting to the corridor's past linking industrial sites. Taken August 2014.
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Sign just south of Boulen Blvd., indicating the distance to the next road crossing, at Route 273.
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The southern, completed segment of the trail follows a straight path for most of its length between Boulden Blvd. and Route 273. Taken August 2014.
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Signals at Boulden Blvd. ensure a safe crossing for trail users.
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Couple cycling onto the trail at Boulden Blvd. Taken August 2014.
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Crossing Boulden Blvd. This is the only one of two at-grade crossings on the southern segment of the trail north of New Castle.
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Marsh at the northern end of the completed, southern segment between Route 13 and Boulden Blvd. Taken August 2014.
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Another view of the trailhead north of Boulden Blvd., on the completed, southern segment.
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Trailhead on the completed, southern segment north of Boulden Blvd. Taken August 2014.
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Sign at the kiosk near Route 13 interpreting some of the local wildlife.
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Looking south on the completed, southern portion of the trail near Route 13.
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Colorful, informative sign at the kiosk north of Boulden Blvd.
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These signs, which can be found at several kiosks on both sections of the trail, show how it will form a link in a longer greenway that will eventually connect the south side of Wilmington with Battery Park in New Castle.
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New tunnel being built under Route 13, which will connect the existing northern and southern portions of the trail in the very near future. Taken August 2014.
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New Castle Industrial Track Trail
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