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ION -- Name that train
#1
Seeing as the ION thread has had a little discussion about the names of various trains in other countries eg Lord Byron, Victor Hugo. I suspect it isn't a leap of the imagination to believe our trains may be named as well. Maybe GRT will accept input or run a contest.

I started this thread to toss some names around in anticipation or perhaps spitball what the criteria might be.

I am guessing Abraham Erb and Homer Watson would be easy picks. Who else? Joseph Seagram? WL MacKenzie-King? Helix?
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#2
Thayendanegea (Joseph Brant), A.R. Kaufman, Sir Adam Beck, Edna Staebler, Mel Brown
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#3
John Galt, Dom Cardillo

If living people qualify: Lennox Lewis, Lisa LaFlamme
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(11-22-2014, 11:48 PM)KevinL Wrote: John Galt, Dom Cardillo

If living people qualify: Lennox Lewis, Lisa LaFlamme

No living people, I think.

Other than a brief visit, did John Galt have anything to do with the Region?
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(11-22-2014, 11:54 PM)panamaniac Wrote: Other than a brief visit, did John Galt have anything to do with the Region?

Whoops! I seem to have confused his role in founding Guelph with that of Galt (reasonable mistake).
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#6
Gerald Hagey, Ira G. Needles and Wes Graham

Living: Mike Lazaridis
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#7
+1 on Mike Lazaridis, that was my first thought, too.
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#8
The Kraut Line.
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#9
-Klaus Woerner (founder of ATS)
-William Lyon Mackenzie King (10th PM of Canada)

Lost of other suggestions here
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#10
Zehr train after the founders of Zehrs. Emroy Zehr & sons Lester and Clifford Zehr, it also works for Carl Zehr since he had a big part in making The LRT reality. Z train might be good too Z for both Zehr and Zeller.
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