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Engine 5594 arrives at Stratford

January 03, 2017

Angus stands on the station platform at Stratford, Ontario with Amanda by his side. He stares westward toward the Downie Street railway crossing. With bell ringing, locomotive 5594 is advancing toward him on the second track. On the far side of the roadway, a switchtender watches the engine and three-car train inch forward...

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From the upcoming Volume 2 of King's Highways & Steam Trains.

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