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+ Charles S. Purinton

(I have not found a picture yet.  If you have one to share, please eMail me) AMESBURY — Charles S. Purinton, 88, of Amesbury, and formerly of Byfield, died Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010 at the Country Manor Nursing Home in … Continue reading

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+ Jim Stuart

(REVISED) James R. Stuart, a native of the Worcester / Sterling Mass area and former New York Central employee, passed away on August 27, in Townsend, Delaware, just ten days after his 88th birthday. During the Second World War, Jim … Continue reading

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+ Maynard, Bob

ROBERT “BOB” MAYNARD World War II Army Air Corp Veteran July 06, 1919 – February 27, 2010 Cincinnati, Ohio On February 27, 2010 we lost one of our greatest promoters of the live steam hobby, Robert “Bob” Maynard, in his … Continue reading

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+ Lovett, George

(Photos courtesy Gerald Weare) LOVETT, George Peacefully passed away on November 25, (1926-2009). Dedicated husband of Virginia, perfect father, loving grandfather and great-grandfather. George retired from the RAF, built steam engines as a hobby, loved bird watching, gardening, could fix … Continue reading

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+ van Wingen, Rudy

On april 06, 2006, Chris Allan of Joshua Tree & Southern posted the following mail on my 7- plus-ngm – mailinglist: Our beloved Rudy passed away around 9 PM last night. He was surrounded by his family and a few … Continue reading

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+ Crouch, Harold C.

On Friday, March 27, 2009, I received the sad news that Harold Crouch passed away.  Harold was a well known and beloved Live Steamer.  I had the blessing of getting to know Harold through his visits to the Waushakum Live … Continue reading

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+ Breen, Quentin – Founder of Train Mountain

“Quentin L. Breen passed away in Klamath Falls, Ore., on Friday, Nov. 21, 2008. He was 68. A private family interment will be held in Eugene. A local memorial service at Train Mountain Railroad Museum will be announced at a … Continue reading

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+ Dimond, George M.

May 31, 2008 + George Mason Dimond, Jr. 87, died Saturday May 31, after a short illness. Born in Bedford, July 2, 1920, son of George Mason and Helen (Cavanaugh) Dimond. He graduated from Boston College in 1943 with a BS … Continue reading

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+ Pennell, Ray

September 27, 2007 + Ray Pennell+ (updated: 10/30/07) Ray Pennell founder of Steam Age USA passed away on September 27, 2007. Share this:

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+ Cliborn, Scott

September 14, 2007 + Scott Cliborn + (updated: 10/30/07) Mr. Scott D. Cliborn a resident of Dracut, died unexpectedly, Friday, September 14th, aged 35 years.  Born in Lowell, on August 11, 1972, the son of Gary L. and Mary (Lee) Cliborn. … Continue reading

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