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Paul Newsome

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Paul Newsome
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A life-long Winnipegger, Paul Newsome joined the Vintage Locomotive Society (which owns and operates the Prairie Dog Central Railway) in 1970 and has been involved continuously for the past 50 years, making him its longest-serving member. He has been a fireman and engineer on No. 3, was a member of the VLS Board for many years, and has been its General Manager for the past several years.

His articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

Salvation of a Prairie Dog: The Survival Story of Canada's Oldest Working Steam Locomotive
Prairie History, Number 3, Fall 2020

Page revised: 4 November 2020

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