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Engineer may have prevented greater catastrophe

Posted By rob On July 17, 2013 @ 9:26 am In News,Recent Updates | Comments Disabled

FARNHAM, Quebec — Locomotive engineer Tom Harding was likely the last person at the controls of the runaway train that rolled into downtown Lac-Mégantic Saturday morning, causing untold death and destruction.

But though Harding himself has remained silent, a new picture is emerging of the Farnham man as a hero, whose bravery may have prevented an even greater catastrophe from engulfing the small town about 200 kilometres down the track.

Read the complete story at The Montreal Gazette.


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