John R. Andrews bridge in SacoSACO, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — John Andrews had a dream.  Sitting in a living room in Old Orchard Beach about 15 years ago, he shared his vision with other outdoor enthusiasts.  He wanted to help build a 65 mile off-road trail between South Portland and Kittery using the defunct Eastern Rail Line wherever possible.

“It is hard to believe.  All I wanted was a trail,” stated Andrews, standing on a newly completed section of the trail.  “Many people told us we were crazy, they didn’t want us to waste their time talking about it, but the vision caught on and it has exploded, it really has.”

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