A BIG thank you to Josh Hahn of Summit Ave. in the Old Catonsville neighborhood who worked at our June trail clean up. Josh and 5 of his employees filled a 20′ truck in 5 hours with fallen trees, limbs, stumps and debris. They had 3 chainsaws and had a 20′ flat bed. They hauled […]
Thanks to CRTT Volunteers In partnership with Home Depot – Catonsville, CRTT was able to accept 7-8 pallets of surplus landscaping materials that will be used for future projects. An urgent call for CRTT volunteers went out over the weekend of July 9 and 10, 2016 and our loyal volunteers showed up to help. Volunteers […]
The Catonsville Short Line Trail has been hit hard this spring and summer. At least nine trees have fallen on the east side of the Beltway and one tree fell near Spring Grove. The trees have been moved off the trail but large piles of limbs and debris remain. Additionally, heavy rains have washed out […]
Catonsville Rails To Trails (CRTT) hopes to complete the Spring Grove Section of the Catonsville Short Line Railroad Trail this fall and we need the community to step up and give us a hand. Volunteers are needed to help us clean the final portion of trail near the Wade Avenue entrance of Spring Grove Hospital […]
Last spring, CRTT volunteer, Kit Valentine began to clear the Mellor Avenue portion of the Catonsville Short Line Trail that parallels Mellor Ave. Kit removed 40 years of fallen limbs, vines and debris so that the trail would be visible from the road. By himself, Kit cleared approximately 40% of this portion of trail. Unfortunately, […]
CRTT has been able to make tremendous progress in the past few years due to our amazing volunteers. Special thanks to UMBC and the Catonsville Alternative School for providing volunteer labor on a regular basis. Special thanks to Joshua Day for organizing the UMBC students and to the Catonsville Alternative School’s George Dunn and Shawn Krause […]
Thanks to members of UMBC’s Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity for painting the guard rails along Shady Nook Rd. on September 12, 2012. Special thanks to George Brookhart of Maryland Residential Realty for sponsoring this event by funding the paint, brushes and pizza.
CRTT Clean Up Projects 2013 Spring Clean Up Days to be Announced Feb. 23, 2013 Volunteers are always needed on our trail systems which include the #8 Streetcar Path, the Short Line Railroad Trail and the #9 Trolley Trail. CRTT works with volunteer groups to provide meaningful, productive volunteer activities. Here are a few […]