Animals: Wolfcatcher

The Algoma Central & Hudson Bay Railway cuts a winding steel path through the forests of Southern Ontario. Near Mile 115 it is sharply hemmed by the Agawa River on one side, an 800-ft. cliff on the other. Approaching this spot on his regular freight run one day last week, Fireman Graham McLeod saw a big grey timber wolf loping down the track about 500 yd. ahead. He knew what to do. As the train caught up, he crawled out on the cowcatcher, seized the wolf by its tail. Strong teeth slashed his...

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