New York, After Iowa Pacific: Negotiations ended for new rail operator in Warren County

By DON LEHMAN, The Post-Star; October 31, 2019 The company that was hoping to take over railroad operations in Warren…

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After Iowa Pacific in New York State: Company hopes rails will survive Tahawus route abandonment

By Eric Anderson, The Albany Times-Union; October 22, 2019 Johnsburg They’ve drawn 40,000 people to the Adirondack community of North…

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After Iowa Pacific in New York State: Tahawus rail owner will consent to ‘abandonment’

By DON LEHMAN, The Post-Star; October 21, 2019 The Chicago-based rail company that owns a controversial rail line in the…

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New York State, Adirondack Council oppose effort to stall Tahawus rail case

By Don Lehman, The Post Star; August 19, 2019 The state and Adirondack Council have asked the federal government to…

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New York State after Iowa Pacific: Four companies interested in Warren County rail line

By DON LEHMAN, Olean Times Herald; April 29, 2019 Warren County received four responses to its request for proposals to…

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After Iowa Pacific in New York State: Bids requested on rail line to North Creek

By Michael Virtanen, Adirondack Explorer; April 8, 2019 Warren County and the Town of Corinth have requested bids by April…

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Iowa Pacific sued by Warren County, New York

By Thom Randall, The Sun; March 21, 2019 QUEENSBURY | In an effort to collect unpaid revenue and property taxes,…

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Iowa Pacific in New York State: Rail bike company sues train line owner

BY DON LEHMAN, Glens Falls Post Star, Press Republican; December 26, 2018 ELIZABETHTOWN — A rail bike company ousted from a…

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After Iowa Pacific in New York State: Denver firm wants to buy, operate rail line to Tahawus

By Eric Anderson, Albany Times-Union; August 19, 2018 The rail line from North Creek to Tahawus that drew officials’ ire…

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Iowa Pacific in New York State: Saratoga & North Creek Railway owner has no timetable for equipment removal

By Don Lehman, The Post Star; July 24, 2018 The owner of Saratoga & North Creek Railway reached out to…

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Warren County, New York terminates Iowa Pacific railroad contract

By Don Lehman, The Post Star; June 15, 2018 QUEENSBURY — Saratoga & North Creek Railway was officially booted off…

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Iowa Pacific in New York State: Police called to railway depot for dispute involving railroad personnel

By Don Lehman, The Post Star; May 31, 2018 JOHNSBURG — The Warren County Sheriff’s Office was called in Tuesday…

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Iowa Pacific leaving New York State: Railroad moves out of stations, county frets over insurance, maintenance

By Don Lehman, The Post Star; May 21, 2018 Saratoga & North Creek Railway has moved out of all but…

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Iowa Pacific in New York State: Two dozen railcars removed from storage on remote train tracks in Adirondacks

From The Rome Sentinel; May 9, 2018 The last 24 oil tanker railcars that were stored all winter on a…

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IRS hits Saratoga & North Creek Railway, Iowa Pacific Holdings LLC with $1.3 million tax lien

By Don Lehman, The Post Star; May 4, 2018 QUEENSBURY — The Internal Revenue Service has filed a $1.3 million…

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New York State after Iowa Pacific: Warren County struggles with what to do with its railroad tracks

By DON LEHMAN, The Post Star, Watertown Daily Times; May 3, 2018 QUEENSBURY — Warren County has hired a new…

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After Iowa Pacific in New York State: Some supervisors lobby for talks with railroad company

By Don Lehman, The Post Star; April 24, 2018 The shutdown of Saratoga & North Creek Railway will be a…

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New York State: Another train operator reaches out to replace Iowa Pacific Holdings

By Don Lehman; The Post Star; April 9, 2018 Tourist trains may not be dead on Warren County’s rail line…

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New York State: Should state buy the Tahawus rail line?

By Phil Brown, Adirondack Explorer; April 6, 2018 The controversy over the use of a thirty-mile rail line in the…

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New York’s Saratoga & North Creek Railroad to shut down following snow train run on April 7

By Don Lehman, The Post Star; April 2, 2018 Saratoga & North Creek Railway notified its local partners that it…

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Scenic Saratoga & North Creek Railway future in doubt

By Paul Post, The Saratogian; April 2, 2018 SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. >> A scenic, but financially-plagued railroad has apparently reached…

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Iowa Pacific Holdings threatens to pull out of New York State without $5 million payment

By Don Lehman, The Post Star; March 29, 2018 QUEENSBURY — The owner of Saratoga & North Creek Railway told…

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Iowa Pacific in New York State: New York Department of Environmental Conservation wins round in fight over tank cars

By Phil Brown, Adirondack Explorer; February 28, 2018 The state Department of Environmental Conservation has won a preliminary round in…

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Iowa Pacific in New York State: Railroad has new freight contract, eye on more Tahawus business

By Don Lehman, The Post Star; February 27, 2018 Saratoga & North Creek Railway has secured its first long-term contract…

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Iowa Pacific in New York State: Train engine derails, is left running for a week

  By DON LEHMAN, The Post Star; February 12, 2018 JOHNSBURG — A Saratoga & North Creek Railway locomotive derailed…

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