The Railways of Ottawa

Finding No. 21   Railway Structures Destroyed (Mainly) by Fire

Canadian Pacific Railway Britannia Station Fire February 1895

Ottawa Journal 6 February 1895

The house occupied by Geo. Gaw, C.P.R. staton agent at Britannia was burnt to the ground last night. The loss is about $400. Considerable difficulty was experienced in saving the C.P.R. station.

Almonte Gazette 15 February 1895

The C.P.R. station at Britannia was destroyed by fire last week. The agent managed to save most of the books and articles of furniture. The loss is about $200.

Updated 2 July 2023

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