Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1867, February 9 - Ottawa and Prescott locomotive breaks a connecting rod near Rideau River. No injuries.

Ottawa Citizen 11 February 1867

As the evening train on the Ottawa and Prescott Railway was approaching the Rideau Bridge on Saturday last, the connecting rod of the engine broke.  The train was stopped, almost immediately, and another engine was sent for to the depot.  The accident did not delay the train over ten minutes.  The same connecting rod was broken a few days ago.

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