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Historical Non-Fiction in Northern Ontario

Archive for June 5th, 2014

Prompting a Train of Thought

Trains fascinate me. Always have. I think it started when we’d walk downtown with mom and on occasion, when the wig-wags descended, we had to wait for a freight train to pass. In those days, an attendant stationed in an elevated shanty monitored the CP crossing at King Street. He would wave to us. That took the edge off the somewhat frightening experience. When I first moved to town here in […]

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