Fawcett5 is a Wikipedian with a particular interest in the history of Canada and transportation (particularly trains and aeroplanes). Since 6 June, 2005 I have been a wikipedia administrator. I'm a bit burned out on wikipedia, and my current level of involvement is much less than at times in the past.
- 1 Pages I have started
- 2 Articles I helped with that have subsequently become Featured Articles
- 3 Not by me, but dying for improvement
- 4 Wikipedians with related interests
- 5 Landmarks
Pages I have started
Aatsista-Mahkan - Abishabis - Anderson Ruffin Abbott - Douglas Charles Abbott - Job Abbott - Joseph Abbott (clergyman) - Wilson Ruffin Abbott - A-ca-oo-mah-ca-ye - Edwin Alfred Hervey Alderson - William Alexander (deserter) - William Alexander (the younger) - Alicyclobacillaceae - John Campbell Allen - William Johnston Almon - Alexander Caulfield Anderson - John Hawkins Anderson - Altered igneous rock - Auguste-Réal Angers - Richard B. Angus - Horace Archambeault - Edward Mortimer Archibald - Thomas Dickson Archibald - Joseph-François Armand - Alexander Armstrong (explorer) - Richard Armstrong (officer) - Art Gallery of Greater Victoria - Arthroconidia - Horatio Thomas Austin - Allen Bristol Aylesworth
Bacillaceae - George Back - Frank Wilton Baillie - William Barker (prospector) - Robert Barrie - Robert Lambert Baynes - Beaver (steamship) - Thomas Sydney Beckwith - Matthew Baillie Begbie - George Cranfield Berkeley - John Berry - Caleb Rand Bill - Wilhelm Bittrich - John Black (judge) - Willem Janszoon Blaeu - Adam Johnston Fergusson Blair - Marta Bohn-Meyer - Richard Henry Bonnycastle - Charles Boulton - John George Bourinot - Ignace Bourget - John Alexander Boyd - William Brandon (author) - John Bruce - Louis-Ovide Brunet - Budd Rail Diesel Car - George Burbidge - Francis Nathaniel Burton - Thomas Button - Arthur William Buller - William Francis Butler
Roderick William Cameron - Archibald Campbell - The Canadian - Canadian Historical Association - Canadian Northern Pacific Railway - Canadian Pacific Survey - Caryophanaceae - Frederick Chase Capreol - Adolphe-Philippe Caron - Joseph Casavant - Thomas Chase-Casgrain - CD14 - Ed Cherry - Alured Clarke - Collège de Montréal - Consolidated line - Council of Assiniboia - George Crawford (Canadian Senator) - Leif Newry Fitzroy Crozier - Cycloheximide
Marie-Anne Gaboury, featured on Did you know? on 13 April 2005 - Gerritt Schipper - Alfred Gibson - Gibson Desert - William Gibson (Canadian parliamentarian) - Glenn Gould Prize - Great Coalition - Great Lakes Transportation, LLC - Ted Greene - Alberto Guerrero - Isobel Gunn, featured on Did you know? on 7 May 2005
Halanaerobiales - Halifax Public Gardens - John Hamilton (Canadian Senator representing Ontario) - John Hamilton (Canadian Senator representing Quebec) - Robert Leonard Hazen - Alexander Henry (the younger) - John Holmes (Canadian MP) - John Holmes (Canadian senator) - John Robert Holmes - Adam Hope - Charles Horetzky
John Macoun - William John Macdonald - William Mactavish - Maiden voyage - Charles Mair - Manitoba Court of Appeal - Jeffrey McFadden - Duncan McIntyre - Archibald McLelan - Meningoencephalitis - Minneapolis, Northfield and Southern Railway - John Molson - Robert Monckton - Mount Macdonald - Mount Macdonald Tunnel
John Dowsley Reid - Joseph-Noël Ritchot - James Alexander Robb - Roberts Bank, British Columbia - Christopher Robinson - A.B. Rogers - Graham Roumieu - James Ross (Canadian lawyer) - Rupert's Land Act of 1868
San Juan River (Nicaragua) - Alfred Henry Scott - David Lynch Scott - Robert Sedgewick (jurist) - Select agent - Thomas George Shaughnessy, 1st Baron Shaughnessy - Maggie Siggins - Siwash rock - Skaha Lake - Society for the Prevention of Calling Sleeping Car Porters George, featured on Did you know? on 31 March 2005 - Sporolactobacillaceae - Gilbert Malcolm Sproat - Stan Rogers Folk Festival - Staphylococcaceae - Thomas Bland Strange - Super Continental - star activity
Alexandre-Antonin Taché - Tantramar Heritage Trust - Joseph Tassé - Jean-Baptiste Thibault - Thermoactinomycetaceae - Thermoanaerobacteriales - William James Topley - Toronto Institute of Pharmaceutical Technology - Train Master - Joseph Trutch - Turicibacteraceae - John Gillanders Turriff
United States Cavalry - United States Naval Reserve - University of Alberta Press - University of Arizona Press - University of Toronto Press - University of Illinois Institute of Aviation - Earl Wallace Urquhart - USS PC-1264
Note that in addition to these, I have stubbed out many hundreds of articles on Canadian Electoral districts.
Articles I helped with that have subsequently become Featured Articles
- I rewrote the Louis Riel article — appeared on the main page May 13, 2005.
- Canadian Pacific Railway JYolkowski did the heavy lifting here — featured on the main page April 23, 2005.
- Lord Dufferin – Worldtraveller did most of the writing.
- Someday soon, I hope that Red River Rebellion will be featured — I've been working hard on this, although much remains to be done.
Not by me, but dying for improvement
Here are some articles in my area of interest that I think are particularly worthy of expansion and/or improvement:
- John Palliser
- James Hector
- North-West Rebellion
- Pitikwahanapiwiyin (Chief Poundmaker)
- Big Bear
- Gabriel Dumont
- Al guy
- Plasma east
- 1st edit on 9 November, 2004
- 2,000th edit on 28 March, 2005
- 4,000th edit on 19 April, 2005
- 6,000th edit on 5 May, 2005
- 8,000th edit on 30 May, 2005
- 10,000th edit on 17 July, 2005
- 12,000th edit on 18 September, 2005
- 14,000th edit on 18 October, 2005
- 16,000th edit on 21 October, 2005
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