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About rbutton

Born in Hamilton, Ontario on March 20, 1928, Reg Button was an avid railfan and photographer focusing on the Hamilton area. Reg worked at Proctor & Gamble for many years, his shift work allowing him to go places during times when others could not. He and his wife Millie (nee-Youngman) raised four children, David, Bruce, Linda, and Paul. From 1952 – 1973 Reg was a member of HO Model Engineers Society – HOMES – Club Model Railway & Museum. When not trackside Reg played bass with few local bands, performing at weddings and many other functions, and spending time with the family in their camper around Niagara Falls. Reg passed away on December 18, 2001. This collection is a series of prints from a photo album in the collection of Hamilton railfan, Bob Bratina, who has generously allowed the images to be posted on The album contains an assortment of Reg’s images, and others in his collection. The group of volunteers assisting with this project include; Jacob Patterson, Drew Goff, Mark MacCauley, Bruce Mercer, and Arnold Mooney. Copyright for all images is held by the Button family, who have given their blessing on the publishing of the collection. Requests for book, magazine, or other publishing may be sent through to be passed on to the family.

rbutton's photo upload statistics

Number of images: 21
Total gold: 367
Number of comments recieved : 28
Number of comments posted : 0
Total views: 13867

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