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The Kids’ Site of Canadian Trains was researched and written by Dale Simmons.

Dale Simmons has been an editor and writer at the Library and Archives Canada for the last 12 years. Her writing has appeared in various newspapers including the Ottawa Citizen, as well as McClelland & Stewart’s Stories from the Ice Storm (1999). She has a particular interest in children’s literature and has reviewed children’s books for various publications. She is also the author of Library and Archives Canada's website Passageways: True Tales of Adventure for Young Explorers.

Materials for this site come from the collections of the Library and Archives Canada as well as other institutions and individuals.

Library and Archives Canada would like to thank the Canadian National Railway Company, Canadian Pacific Railway, VIA Rail Canada, Canada Science and Technology Museum, Glenbow Library and Archives, Gordon McLean and Nils Huxtable for their contributions.

Library and Archives Canada also gratefully acknowledges the financial assistance of the Department of Canadian Heritage, whose ARCHIVED - Canadian Cultural Online Program (CCOP) made this work possible.

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