Trash to Treasure

Partnering with Utilities for Trails

Glenwillow, Ohio has developed a multi-layered trail and park system along floodplains, regionally significant utilities, industrial history, and new development.

Presenter: Katherine G. Holmok, Environmental Design Group

Glenwillow, Ohio has developed a multilayered trail and park system along floodplains, regionally significant utilities, industrial history, and new development. Glenwillow has a rich history tied closely to the Austin Powder Company, which closed in 1972. Other landmarks include multiple closed solid waste landfills, the Wheeling & Lake Erie railroad, and large electric transmission lines with a significant substation.

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