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London and Port Stanley Bridge

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives13335
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F33 2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1 F33 2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1905
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w, sepia toned ; 20 x 24.5 cm on sheet 27 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph showing a wooden bridge belonging to the London and Port Stanley Railway. Overhead wires are visible. Mounted on cardboard with the caption "London & Port Stanley Bridge".
Name Access
Ellis, C.W.
St. Thomas (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways
Bridges- railroad
Bridges
Photography
Images
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
graphic material
objects
Date Range
[190?]-1909
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
C.W. Ellis fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B1
GMD
graphic material
objects
Date Range
[190?]-1909
Physical Description
263 photographs : b&w and col.
1 photograph album cover : 28 x 36.5 cm
History / Biographical
Calvin Winslow Ellis was born April 2, 1877 in Aylmer, Ontario, the son of Isaac Newton Ellis, a carriage maker, and Alma Jane (Calvert) Ellis. Ellis moved to St. Thomas, Ontario c. 1902. In 1906 he worked as an automobile agent. From c. 1913 to 1916 Ellis worked as operator and projectionist at the Star Theatre, 467 Talbot Street, St. Thomas. From c. 1918 until his death in 1935, Ellis worked as an electrical contractor (briefly partnering with Harry W. Beck in business as Ellis & Beck, Electrical Contractors, 12 Metcalfe Street, St. Thomas, c. 1920), electrician and (from c. 1927) proprietor of an electrical repair business at 1 White St., St. Thomas. He married Louise B. Ellis c. 1927. Ellis died February 6, 1935 and was buried in Aylmer Cemetery.
Custodial History
Part of the collection of the Elgin County Pioneer Museum, under accession number B.d.2 Transferred to the Archives from the Elgin County Museum in March, 2007.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of photographs taken and/or collected by Calvin Winslow Ellis, St Thomas, Ontario, perhaps in his capacity as a member of the St. Thomas Camera Club. Fonds includes portraits and other images of Ellis' friends and family; landscape photographs showing various picturesque locations, primarily in Elgin County but also in the vicinity of Niagara Falls, Elora, Delhi and Elmira, Ontario; numerous images of civic buildings, public infrastructure, businesses, bridges, streets and private residences in and around St. Thomas, Ontario; several images documenting the property and activities of various railway companies, including the London and Port Stanley Railway Company, the Michigan Central Railway and the Pere Marquette Railway; several images featuring early automobiles; and numerous images showing various locations in and around Port Stanley, Ontario, including the village itself, its harbour, its rail yards, summer cottages, the waterfront, Orchard Beach and Hill Crest.
Name Access
Ellis, C.W.
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Port Stanley (Ont.)
St. Thomas Camera Club
London and Port Stanley Railway
London and Port Stanley Toll Road
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Pere Marquette Railway
Subject Access
Photography
Automobiles
Bridges
Bridges- railroad
Business and Industry
Railways

Departure of St. Thomas Contingent, First Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., 1914

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives154092
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 156
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Creator
Scott Studio
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 156
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard photograph showing the St. Thomas Contingent, First Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., assembling on Hiawatha Street in August, 1914 prior to marching to the London and Port Stanley Railway station on Kains Street bound for London and eventual transfer to Camp Val Cartier, Quebec. This is one of a set of postcards created by the Scott Studio, St. Thomas, documenting the event. View is looking north on Hiawatha Street from Talbot Street, with the Curtis Street crossing in the background. The St. Thomas Journal building on the northwest corner of Hiawatha and Talbot Streets is partially visible. The Lew F. Thompson bicycle sales and repair shop at 10-12 Hiawatha Street is visible. The Walter Ross wallpaper shop and C.T. Bull plumber shop are visible on the east side of Hiawatha Street. The Home Bank of Canada branch on the northeast corner of Hiawatha and Talbot Streets is partially visible.
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 28 (Mary to Hiawatha).
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 29 (Hiawatha to Mondamin).
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
1st Battalion
St. Thomas Journal
Subject Access
Railways
First World War
Military
Soldiers
Images

Departure of St. Thomas Contingent, First Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., 1914

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives154093
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 157
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Creator
Scott Studio
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 157
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard photograph showing the St. Thomas Contingent, First Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., assembling on Hiawatha Street in August, 1914 prior to marching to the London and Port Stanley Railway station on Kains Street bound for London and eventual transfer to Camp Val Cartier, Quebec. This is one of a set of postcards created by the Scott Studio, St. Thomas, documenting the event. View is looking north on Hiawatha Street from Talbot Street, with the Curtis Street crossing in the background. The Lew F. Thompson bicycle sales and repair shop at 10-12 Hiawatha Street is visible. The Walter Ross wallpaper shop and C.T. Bull plumber shop are visible on the east side of Hiawatha Street. The Home Bank of Canada branch on the northeast corner of Hiawatha and Talbot Streets is partially visible.
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 28 (Mary to Hiawatha).
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 29 (Hiawatha to Mondamin).
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
1st Battalion
Subject Access
Railways
First World War
Military
Soldiers
Images

Departure of St. Thomas Contingent, First Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., 1914

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives154094
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 158
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Creator
Scott Studio
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 158
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard photograph showing a brass band leading troops of the St. Thomas Contingent, First Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., as they marched east on Talbot Street between Hiawatha and Mondamin Streets in August, 1914 enroute to the London and Port Stanley Railway station on Kains Street bound for London and eventual transfer to Camp Val Cartier, Quebec. This is one of a set of postcards created by the Scott Studio, St. Thomas, documenting the event. View is looking northwest and includes the St. Thomas Journal building (with its original domed turret) in the background on the northwest corner of Hiawatha and Talbot Streets.
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 28 (Mary to Hiawatha).
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 29 (Hiawatha to Mondamin).
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
1st Battalion
St. Thomas Journal
Subject Access
Railways
First World War
Military
Soldiers
Images

Departure of St. Thomas Contingent, First Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., 1914

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives154095
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 159
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Creator
Scott Studio
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 159
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard photograph showing the St. Thomas Contingent, First Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., marching east on Talbot Street between Hiawatha and Mondamin Streets in August, 1914 enroute to the London and Port Stanley Railway station on Kains Street bound for London and eventual transfer to Camp Val Cartier, Quebec. This is one of a set of postcards created by the Scott Studio, St. Thomas, documenting the event. View is looking northwest and includes the St. Thomas Journal building (with its original domed turret) in the background on the northwest corner of Hiawatha and Talbot Streets.
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 28 (Mary to Hiawatha).
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 29 (Hiawatha to Mondamin).
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
1st Battalion
St. Thomas Journal
Subject Access
Railways
First World War
Military
Soldiers
Images

Ice Jam in Port Stanley Harbour

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives154096
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1910
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 160
  1 image     1 website  
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 160
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1910
Publication
Published by the Elgin County Engineering Department for their "Bridging for the Future" project: February 2021: Image #6.
Posted on Facebook: July 15, 2021.
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing an ice jam in Port Stanley harbour, ca. 1910. View is looking southwest and includes two tugboats (one with the name Venus) which have run aground, the grain elevator on the west side of the harbour, the bridge across the inner harbour (replaced in May, 1939 by the King George VI Lift Bridge), an ice cream parlour on the south side of Bridge Street, and the London and Port Stanley Railway main Port Stanley terminal.
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
1st Battalion
Subject Access
Railways
Bridges
URL Notes
URL directs to a social media post featuring the image, published on July 15, 2021.
Images
Websites / Street View

Departure of St. Thomas Contingent, First Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., 1914

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives154097
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 161
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Creator
Scott Studio
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 161
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing the St. Thomas Contingent, First Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., assembling on Hiawatha Street in August, 1914 prior to marching to the London and Port Stanley Railway station on Kains Street bound for London and eventual transfer to Camp Val Cartier, Quebec. View is looking north on Hiawatha Street from Talbot Street. The St. Thomas Journal building on the northwest corner of Hiawatha and Talbot Streets is partially visible. The Home Bank of Canada branch on the northeast corner of Hiawatha and Talbot Streets is partially visible.
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 28 (Mary to Hiawatha).
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 29 (Hiawatha to Mondamin).
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
1st Battalion
St. Thomas Journal
Subject Access
Railways
First World War
Military
Soldiers
Images

Departure of St. Thomas Contingent, First Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., 1914

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives154098
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 162
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Creator
Scott Studio
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 162
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing the St. Thomas Contingent, First Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., assembling on Hiawatha Street in August, 1914 prior to marching to the London and Port Stanley Railway station on Kains Street bound for London and eventual transfer to Camp Val Cartier, Quebec. View is looking north on Hiawatha Street from Talbot Street. The Home Bank of Canada branch on the northeast corner of Hiawatha and Talbot Streets is partially visible.
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 28 (Mary to Hiawatha).
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 29 (Hiawatha to Mondamin).
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
1st Battalion
Subject Access
Railways
First World War
Military
Soldiers
Images

Map showing the London and Port Stanley Railway yards, 1927-1928

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives166431
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
1927-1928
Storage Location
C1 Sh5 T28 3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
C1 Sh5 T28 3
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
1927-1928
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - London and Port Stanley Railway records series
Physical Description
1 plan
Scope and Content
Plan showing the London and Port Stanley Railway yards located at the Port Stanley harbour, as they were rebuilt in circa 1927-1928.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways

Plan showing the London and Port Stanley Railway yards in St. Thomas, 1921

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives166434
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
March 31, 1921
Storage Location
C1 Sh5 T28 4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
C1 Sh5 T28 4
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
March 31, 1921
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - London and Port Stanley Railway records series
Physical Description
1 plan
Scope and Content
Plan showing the London and Port Stanley Railway yards located in St. Thomas, Ontario, dated March 31, 1921. Shows Elm Street to Yarwood Street.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Subject Access
Railways

Plan showing London and Port Stanley Railway tracks through St. Thomas, Ontario, 1898

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives166451
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
1898
Storage Location
C1 Sh5 T29 2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
C1 Sh5 T29 2
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
1898
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - London and Port Stanley Railway records series
Physical Description
1 plan
Scope and Content
Plan showing London and Port Stanley Railway tracks through St. Thomas, Ontario.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways

Plans showing stops along the London and Port Stanley Railway

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives166455
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
n.d.
Storage Location
C1 Sh5 T29 3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
C1 Sh5 T29 3
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
n.d.
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - London and Port Stanley Railway records series
Physical Description
2 plans
Scope and Content
Two plans showing twelve stops along the London and Port Stanley Railway.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways

Plan showing the London and Port Stanley overhead bridge at Barwick Street in St. Thomas, Ontario

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives166459
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
November 11, 1920
Storage Location
C1 Sh5 T29 4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
C1 Sh5 T29 4
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
November 11, 1920
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - London and Port Stanley Railway records series
Physical Description
1 plan
Scope and Content
Plan showing the London and Port Stanley overhead bridge at Barwick Street in St. Thomas, Ontario, dated November 11, 1920.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways

Plan showing proposed changes to the London and Port Stanley Railway Kettle Creek trestle bridge, 1919

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives166462
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
August 1919
Storage Location
C1 Sh5 T29 5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
C1 Sh5 T29 5
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
August 1919
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - London and Port Stanley Railway records series
Physical Description
1 plan
Scope and Content
Plan showing proposed changes to the London and Port Stanley Railway Kettle Creek trestle bridge, dated August 1919.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways

Plan showing the London and Port Stanley overhead bridge at Barwick Street in St. Thomas, Ontario

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives166466
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
November 11, 1920
Storage Location
C1 Sh5 T29 4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
C1 Sh5 T29 4
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
November 11, 1920
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - London and Port Stanley Railway records series
Physical Description
1 plan
Scope and Content
Plan showing the London and Port Stanley overhead bridge at Barwick Street in St. Thomas, Ontario, dated November 11, 1920.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways

Plan showing the London and Port Stanley Railway yards in St. Thomas, 1921

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives166659
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
March 31, 1921
Storage Location
RM1 A2 5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Records Centre
Storage Location
RM1 A2 5
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
March 31, 1921
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - London and Port Stanley Railway records series
Physical Description
1 plan
Scope and Content
Plan showing the London and Port Stanley Railway yards in St. Thomas, Ontario, dated March 31, 1921.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways

Plan showing London and Port Stanley railway crossing with the St. Thomas Street Railway at Wellington Street in St. Thomas, Ontario

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives166712
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
March 1915
Storage Location
RM1 C2 8
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Records Centre
Storage Location
RM1 C2 8
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
March 1915
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - London and Port Stanley Railway records series
Physical Description
1 plan [photocopy]
Scope and Content
Plan showing the London and Port Stanley railway crossing with the St. Thomas Street Railway Trolley Hydro Electric Light Line at Wellington Street in St. Thomas, Ontario, dated March 1915.
Name Access
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Railways

Plan showing the London and Port Stanley Railway corridor in St. Thomas, Ontario

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives166714
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
May 12, 1898
Storage Location
RM1 C2 9
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Records Centre
Storage Location
RM1 C2 9
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
May 12, 1898
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - London and Port Stanley Railway records series
Physical Description
1 plan
Scope and Content
Plan showing the London and Port Stanley railway lines through St. Thomas, Ontario, dated May 12, 1898.
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

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