Wednesday, November 18, 2020

FM #392 SNETT Timeline - 11/12/20 (audio)

How do the Franklin Odd Fellows and a flat tire play a part in the story of the SNETT tunnel? Listen to find out.

FM #392 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 392 in the series. 

This session of the radio show shares the group conversation to talk through the timeline for the SNETT trail development in particular the work to make the tunnel a reality. We had our conversation via conference bridge to adhere to the ‘social distancing’ requirements of this pandemic period.

Participants in the timeline discussion are

  • Alan Earls
  • Marc Kaplan
  • Dave Labonte
  • Representative Jeff Roy

While the discussion was recorded with these folks, they all acknowledged the work of a host of others who at some point played a key role along the timeline.

The recording runs about 45 minutes, so let’s listen to the discussion on the timeline of the SNETT trail and in particular the work to bring the tunnel to reality.

Audio file =


The Franklin Bellingham Rail Trail Committee page 

SNETT archive documents (Courtesy of Alan Earls)

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The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana"  c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.

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