[OSM-talk] stop deleting abandoned railroads

moltonel 3x Combo moltonel at gmail.com
Sat Aug 22 23:09:43 UTC 2015


On 22/08/2015, John Eldredge <john at jfeldredge.com> wrote:
> So, if you are looking for a route without steep grades, a former
> railway is a natural choice.

Do people actually do this ? It sounds like a strawman argument to me.
I do a fair bit of walking and cycling, and when planing a trip I look
at the global topographic data but it never occured to me to look for
railroads. Why use the local railroad hint when you've got the global
DEM data ?



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