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Gender Male
Industry Science
Occupation Medical Laboratory Technologist
Location Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Introduction Eric Gagnon was born in Montreal, Quebec and has lived in Kingston, Ontario most of his life. Much time was spent trackside when not in school, college or practising as a medical laboratory technologist. Married with two children, Eric is also an HO-scale modeller, musician, avid reader and blogger, having launched his Canadian railfan blog Trackside Treasure in 2008. Eric's first book Trackside with VIA:The First 35 Years, published in 2011, was followed by two more in 2012: Trackside with VIA:Cross-Canada Compendium and Consist Companion. In 2017, Eric published his fourth book, Trackside with VIA - Research & Recollections, followed by his two-volume Trains & Grains series in June, 2018, then two books on Kingston's waterfront history - Smoke on the Waterfront in November 2020, and Stories on the Waterfront in August, 2021.
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Favorite Movies Monty Python & The Holy Grail, Training Day, Glory, Three Kings, A Few Good Men, A Bridge Too Far, The Great Escape, Inside Man.
Favorite Books Trackside with VIA: The First 35 Years, find out more at: