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Podcast 76 – The Old Coot of Bellows Pipe Trail


The Old Coot of Bellow Pipe Trail

In Episode 76, Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger hike Mt. Greylock near Adams, Massachusetts, in search of the ghost of the Old Coot–a Civil War-era relic who came home after the war battered and broken to learn that life had gone on without him. According to an intriguing newspaper photograph from 1939, and even modern-day eyewitness accounts, the Old Coot may still be out there in the shadows of the old Thunderbolt ski trail. But who was the Old Coot in life? Is he alone?

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Produced and hosted by: Jeff Belanger and Ray Auger
Edited by: Ray Auger
Additional Voice Talent: Dustin Pari
Theme Music by: John Judd

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Randy Trabold’s Old Coot photograph from the January 27, 1939 North Adams Transcript.

Randy Trabold’s Old Coot photograph from the January 27, 1939 North Adams Transcript.

Bellow Pipe Trail today. Photo by Josh Mantello.

Bellow Pipe Trail today. Photo by Josh Mantello.

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