[Talk-us] railway=abandoned and mapping things that are not there any more?
Nathan Edgars II
neroute2 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 13 21:43:01 BST 2012
On 7/13/2012 8:45 AM, Peter Dobratz wrote:
> On 7/13/12, Nathan Edgars II <neroute2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 7/12/2012 11:43 PM, Peter Dobratz wrote:
>>> So after I bring up that I don't think railways should be drawn through
>>> buildings, and most people agree with me on that, you decide to do this:
>>> Does 86 Central Street, Hudson, NH have remnants of a railroad running
>>> through their living room? No, because that's ridiculous.
>> Is it on the former route of a railway? Of course. And that's what
>> railway=abandoned has meant since I joined OSM.
> That is the exact point being discussed. Why are we singling out
> railways as a feature that essentially never goes away entirely even
> though areas have been completely redeveloped?
> In the case of the houses on Central Street in Hudson, these aren't
> exactly new construction. Here are the dates of construction
> according to the town of Hudson's property tax assessor:
Sorry about that, and thanks. I did in fact have it on the wrong side of
If you want to change portions to railway=dismantled, I won't complain.
But note that there are definite traces in places, at least across the
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