Meeting the train from Halifax, Winter during the war years, c 1916

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Meeting the train from Halifax, winter during WWI. Courtesy of Antigonish Heritage Museum.  Restoration: Jeff Parker.

The waiting crowd is largely women and children.  Do they know in advance that their husbands and fathers are on the train and coming safely home?  Or that they are coming home because they have been wounded?  Possibly the waiting horse and carriage is from T. J. Sears Livery?


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