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Brock Presents Commissioners with Check for New Trailer

June 13th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

Larry Brock, president of Mountain Maryland Trails, presented the Allegany County Commissioners with a $5,000 check this week to go toward the cost of a new trailer to assist with maintenance along  the Great Allegheny Passage. Brock began to garner support and financial resources in 1988 to connect the city of Cumberland to Pittsburgh with the Great Allegheny Passage- and the efforts have paid off with towns along the GAP benefiting from the trail, none more than Cumberland, being the hub of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal towpath and the GAP.  1.5 million people plus have used the GAP and Brock says those numbers are going up.  He said the  GAP is gaining a reputation as a world class rail-trail and that is resulting in tremendous economic spinoff…