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Prairie History: Salvation of a Prairie Dog: The Survival Story of Canada's Oldest Working Steam Locomotive

by Paul Newsome
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Number 03, Fall 2020

By 1959, steam locomotive operations in North America were drawing to a close. Most American railways had transitioned to diesel and the last vestiges of steam were ending in Canada. Steam aficionados throughout North America were seeking out all remaining steam locomotive operations before they disappeared forever.

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