"It was nice to hear the whistles blow again because I can remember them quite a bit when I was youngster." — Joseph Nowak
Also in Adams, Freiri said the Adams roundabout project's bids are scheduled to be opened on Feb. 10.
"It's a huge step forward that will hopefully create the energy to have even more things happen." — Jonathan Butler
"This will be used for special events." — Berkshire Scenic Director Jay Green
The railway is partnering with North Adams and Adams to develop the Hoosac Valley Service line between the two municipalities, with help from the state.
"We have a range of businesses that are capable of producing close to 100 percent of the materials and assembled parts that will be needed." — Douglas Crane
"So you start with a grand vision and work and you start piece by piece to get you there. I think we can get there." — John DeRosa