• Accident,  Corruption,  Railroad,  Story,  Travel

    Railroaded in Cooperstown.

    In 1983, as the railroad police chief in Cooperstown, David investigated a double fatality railroad crossing accident. The evidence discovered during David’s investigation established that the train engineer was at fault. In an attempt to avoid liability, the railroad’s president, Walter Rich, directed David to lie about the evidence. David refused. His response would set in motion a chilling, but true, story of what can happen to one honest man when he confronts politics, power, and corruption in the small, but famous, Village of Cooperstown, New York. What follows is an incredible “David and Goliath” saga as David looked to the courts, public officials, and anyone else who would listen…