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Correspondence regarding a proposed agreement for the Michigan Central Railroad to consolidate with the London and Port Stanley Railway

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives162731
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1929-1932
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B5 F2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B5 F2
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B5 F2
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1929-1932
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
6.0 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains internal correspondence regarding a possible strategy for the Michigan Central Railroad to consolidate its operations with the London and Port Stanley Railway. Many letters include attached newspaper articles about the London and Port Stanley Railway, as well as reports that analyze the London and Port Stanley Railway's business operations. Includes a report outlining the history of the London and Port Stanley Railway, as well as statements from 1929 outlining their operating expenses and earnings, assets and liabilities, and an auditor's report. This is contrasted with a comparative report on the Michigan Central Railroad.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Correspondence
Railways

Correspondence regarding operations of the London and Port Stanley Railway

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives162733
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1936-1957
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B5 F3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B5 F3
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B5 F3
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1936-1957
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
5.0 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains internal correspondence between Michigan Central Railroad staff regarding the operations of the London and Port Stanley Railway, in the context of analyzing if it would be advantageous for the Michigan Central Railroad to purchase the London and Port Stanley Railway. Correspondence also includes discussion of issues arising with the Michigan Central Railroad's business in London, where the company had joint agreements with the London and Port Stanley Railway. File also includes reports and newspaper articles regarding the London and Port Stanley's business and services, including when the London and Port Stanley Railway ceased passenger service. These items are often attached to associated correspondence.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Correspondence
Railways

Correspondence regarding the possibility of the Canadian National Railway purchasing the London and Port Stanley Railway

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives163849
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1952-1959
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh1 B7 F10
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh1 B7 F10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh1 B7 F10
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1952-1959
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - London and Port Stanley Railway records series
Physical Description
1.8 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence relating to the possibility of the Canadian National Railway purchasing the London and Port Stanley Railway. Includes several newspaper clippings reporting on the status of the London and Port Stanley Railway as well as the potential sale.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways

Articles regarding the history of the London and Port Stanley Railway

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives167075
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1956-1965
Storage Location
C1 Sh6 B1 F7
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
C1 Sh6 B1 F7
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C1 Sh6 B1 F7
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1956-1965
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - London and Port Stanley Railway records series
Physical Description
0.1 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains miscellaneous articles regarding the history of the London and Port Stanley Railway, including the following items:
Newspaper clipping [photocopy] titled "Information About the First St. Thomas L&PS Station"
Typed article titled "History of the London and Port Stanley Railway and Michigan Central Operation into London", author unknown.
Typed article titled "The London and Port Stanley Railway"
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways

London and Port Stanley Railway miscellaneous correspondence

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives163848
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1917-1965
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh1 B7 F9
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
R4 S5 Sh1 B7 F9
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh1 B7 F9
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1917-1965
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - London and Port Stanley Railway records series
Physical Description
0.8 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains miscellaneous correspondence received or sent by the London and Port Stanley Railway, 1917-1965.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways

Michigan Central Railroad plan showing rail bolted crossing of Michigan Central Railroad tracks and London and Port Stanley Railway tracks

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives163032
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
July 1941
Storage Location
M23 38
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S6 Sh3 B5 F2
M23 (oversized)
C2 Sh7 (oversized)
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
M23 38
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
July 1941
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
1 plan
Scope and Content
A plan, created by the Office of the Division Engineer, Michigan Central Railroad (Canada Division), St. Thomas, Ontario, dated February 1937 (Revised January 1938 and July 1941). Plan shows rail bolted crossing of Michigan Central Railroad tracks and London and Port Stanley Railway tracks in St. Thomas, Ontario, with specifications.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
St. Thomas (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Documents

London and Port Stanley Railway - CNR Acquires London and Port Stanley Railway

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives32136
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1965
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Location
C8 Sh3 B1 F2 6
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Creator
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C8 Sh3 B1 F2 6
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1965
Series
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - London and Port Stanley Railway file
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 14 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
Two black and white photographs used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published December 16, 1965 with captions:
"Surprise Bouquet - Mrs. A.E. Feindel, of 416 Beatrice Avenue, London, was pleasantly surprised yesterday afternoon when she was presented with a bouquet of roses as she prepared to board a Canadian National Railways train at London. The train was the new rail liner, termed a 'railway automobile', and it was making its initial trip from London to Toronto. Mrs. Feindel was its first woman passenger. Presenting the flowers is Douglas V. Gonder, of Toronto, vice-president of the CNR." (C8 Sh3 B1 F2 6a)
"At The Ready - During a ceremony inaugurating a new rail liner service from London to Toronto Wednesday, these two young women employees of the Canadian National Railways held a company flag just prior to the train's break-through. From left to right: J.R. Church, CNR trainmaster and road foreman; Miss Irene Burns; and Miss Bonnie Bacigalupa, all of London." (C8 Sh3 B1 F2 6b)
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Newspapers
Railways
Images

London and Port Stanley Railway - London and Port Stanley Railway Station Modelled

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives32137
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1972
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Location
C8 Sh3 B1 F2 7
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Creator
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C8 Sh3 B1 F2 7
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1972
Series
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - London and Port Stanley Railway file
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published April 8, 1972 with caption: "This model of the London and Port Stanley Railway Station [in St. Thomas] indicates George Mann's nostalgia for railroading."
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
London and Port Stanley Railway
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Subject Access
Newspapers
Railways
Images

London & Port Stanley Railway, Incline Railway, Port Stanley

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives131648
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1918
Accession Number
2003-17
2016-32
Storage Location
Box 100, File 8 8a
R5 S4 Sh4 B2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2003-17
2016-32
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 100, File 8 8a
R5 S4 Sh4 B2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1918
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
1 slide : b&w
Scope and Content
One black and white photograph showing the Incline Railway purchaed by the London & Port Stanley Railway. In 1918, 195,248 patrons rode the Incline Railway. Caption reads: "Multiplication of patronage followed purchase of the Incline Railway by the L. & P. S. R. Service was perfected and fares were cut to half the old rates." Included in The London and Port Stanley Railway Annual Reports for years ending June 30th 1916-1917-1918-1919.
There is also a copy of this photograph in the format of a slide, from AN 2016-32.
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
London (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Images

Information regarding John James Porter, killed in a train crash on the London and Port Stanley Railway

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives164635
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
graphic material
Date Range
1998
Storage Location
W1 B4 F14
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
W1 B4 F14
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
W1 B4 F14
GMD
textual records
graphic material
Date Range
1998
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Personal records and memberships series
Physical Description
0.1 cm of textual records
1 photograph : sep ; 9 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence addressed to Ken Verrell from Sheila Heasman, whose relative was John James Porter. Porter was killed in a train accident on the London and Port Stanley Railway and Heasman wrote Verrell to share more information about her relative. Included with the letter is a photographic print of Porter and copies of newspaper articles covering the crash. Written on the reverse of the photgraph is the following text handwritten in ink: "On reverse of original - Frank Cooper, Photographer, Richmond St., London, Ont / John James Porter, b. 26th April 1845. Killed in 'horrendous' train crash on the London & Port Stanley Railway on 12th July 1883."
Name Access
Verrell, Ken (1926-2016)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Images

London and Port Stanley Railway

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives32129
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1953-1979
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Location
C8 Sh3 B1 F2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Creator
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C8 Sh3 B1 F2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1953-1979
Series
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - London and Port Stanley Railway file
Physical Description
35 photographs : b&w
Scope and Content
File contains black and white photographs used in St. Thomas Times-Journal articles concerning the London and Port Stanley Railway, 1953-1979.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
London and Port Stanley Railway
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Subject Access
Newspapers
Railways

London and Port Stanley Railway

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives153134
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1853-2011
Storage Location
Box 250, File 2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 250, File 2
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1853-2011
Physical Description
5 cm. of textual records
Scope and Content
Copies of newspaper clippings, photographs and other records relating to the history of the London and Port Stanley Railway, with an emphasis on the railway's operations in Port Stanley, Ontario.
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways

London & Port Stanley Railway- correspondence

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives56348
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
London and Port Stanley Railway Company fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1917
Accession Number
2007-11
Storage Location
R3 S5 Sh5 B1 F28
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
London and Port Stanley Railway Company fonds
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2007-11
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R3 S5 Sh5 B1 F28
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1917
Physical Description
0.5 cm of textual records
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway

London and Port Stanley Railway Car, Port Stanley

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives153911
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1955
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 44
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 44
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1955
Publication
Posted on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter: July 15, 2020.
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing London and Port Stanley Railway car 6 embarking passengers at a stop in the vicinity of Bessie and Maud Streets in Port Stanley, ca. 1955.
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Images

London and Port Stanley Railway Car, Port Stanley

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives153912
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1955
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 45
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 45
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1955
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing London and Port Stanley Railway car 10 at the L & PS main station in Port Stanley, ca. 1955. View is looking southeast.
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Images

London and Port Stanley Railway - Last Run Under London and Port Stanley Railway Name

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives32135
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1965
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Location
C8 Sh3 B1 F2 5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Creator
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C8 Sh3 B1 F2 5
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1965
Publication
Posted on Facebook and Instagram: August 21, 2019.
Series
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - London and Port Stanley Railway file
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published December 11, 1965 with caption: "At The Controls - Charles Joseph Frederick Ross, London P.U.C. commissioner, at the controls of the last L. and P.S. train to run between London and Port Stanley, is seen receiving instructions from A.L. Furanna, general manager of the London P.U.C. and the London Railway Commission. They were part of a large group of dignitaries from London who enjoyed a last ride before the C.N.R. takes over the line."
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
London and Port Stanley Railway
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Subject Access
Newspapers
Railways
Images

London and Port Stanley Railway - Last Excursion to Port Stanley

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives32131
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1957
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Location
C8 Sh3 B1 F2 2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Creator
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C8 Sh3 B1 F2 2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1957
Publication
Published in the Bygone Days section of the St. Thomas Times-Journal and on the Archives' flickr site: January 19, 2012.
Series
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - London and Port Stanley Railway file
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 16 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published January 31, 1957 with caption: "Last Excursion - On Wednesday afternoon, 190 youngsters from Trafalgar Public School, London, anxious to take a last ride on the L. & P.S. to Port Stanley, went on an organized excursion to the lakeside and made a great outing of it. Here a few of them are seen streaming aboard the train at London. After tomorrow, the excursion would not have been possible unless they had been content to come only as far as St. Thomas, as the service between St. Thomas and Port Stanley terminates on Friday. Between St. Thomas and London the passenger service will be continued until Monday, February 18."
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
London and Port Stanley Railway
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Subject Access
Newspapers
Railways
Images

London and Port Stanley Railway - London and Port Stanley Railway Cars Featured at Halton County Radial Railway Museum

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives32140
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1979
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Location
C8 Sh3 B1 F2 10
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Creator
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C8 Sh3 B1 F2 10
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1979
Series
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - London and Port Stanley Railway file
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w ; 13 x 15 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
Three black and white photographs used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published September 1, 1979 with captions:
"Restoration - Work is done on the exterior of [London and Port Stanley Railway] trailer car number 3 at the Halton County Radial Railway Museum. It takes countless hours of volunteer labour to put the old railway cars back in first-class condition." (C8 Sh3 B1 F2 10a)
"Like New - The interior of [London and Port Stanley Railway] motor car number 8 has been restored to excellent condition. The motor car, which the L. & P.S. operated until the end of passenger service in 1957, is the only L. & P.S. car still running." (C8 Sh3 B1 F2 10b)
"Much Work To Do - The interior of this L. & P.S. car shows the ravages of time and years of no use. A major task faced the members of the Halton County Radial Railway Museum in fixing this car up." (C8 Sh3 B1 F2 10c)
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Newspapers
Railways
Images

London & Port Stanley Railway- View of Stanley Beach, Port Stanley

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives123931
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1910
Accession Number
2013-37
Storage Location
Box 152, File 20
R10 S3 Sh3 B2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Creator
Heritage Port, Port Stanley
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2013-37
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 152, File 20
R10 S3 Sh3 B2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1910
Publication
Postcard is part of a set of ten postcards published ca. 2013 by Senton Incorporated. The images used are from the collection of Robert Weare.
Physical Description
1 postcard
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Canada Southern Railway Station
Subject Access
Railways
Images

Scenes on the London and Port Stanley Railway

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives172106
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1916-1919
Accession Number
2016-32
Storage Location
Box 100, File 8 53
R5 S4 Sh4 B2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2016-32
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 100, File 8 53
R5 S4 Sh4 B2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1916-1919
Physical Description
1 slide : b&w
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
London (Ont.)
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways
Images

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