|Ottawa Citizen 30 June 1937|
North Augusta Man Injured at Crossing
BROCKVILLE. Ont., June 30. Inbound from Carleton Place, Canadian Pacific Railway passenger train No. 563 struck and demolished a truck at Clark's Crossing today, injuring the truck driver, Morris Abracson of North Augusta.
Miss M. Hugill of Edmonton, a registered nurse travelling on the train, rendered first aid before the injured man was brought to hospital here.
Phil Jago writes May 2021:
Clark's is the crossing north of Fairfield and south of Hawkens.
It was a flag stop back in the day
There is a cutting to the north of there which may have obscured visibility
North of Clark's is also where the VIA Train, shortly after the line was rebuilt and speeds increased, took out about 20 cattle belonging to a school mate of me, Ralph Williams. The cows went through the virtually non-existent fence. There had not been problems there earlier as the area had been full of water but it had been a dry summer and the waters had receded.
Clark is at Mile 21.1 of the Brockville Sub.
Bruce Chaoman writes May 2021:
#563 was the morning pool train from Ottawa to Brockville, and the return was #562.