Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1904, February 27 - Colonist car derailed on the Toronto Express, three miles east of Smiths Falls, Canadian Pacific Winchester subdivision.

Ottawa Journal 29 February 1904

One of the colonist cars of the Toronto Express that left for Montreal on Saturday morning jumped the track and rolled down the embankment (10 - 12 feet high) about three miles east of Smiths Falls.  No other car left the track even though the train was going at high speed.  Five injuries.

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