The Railways of Ottawa

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


Canadian Pacific Carshops Carleton Place 27 July 1897

Ottawa Journal 28 July 1897

Fire broke out in the C,P.R. workshops here last night at 8.30.  The building occupied as a carpenter shop, with all the tools, also one containing a large quantity of dry lumber, were consumed.  One end of the coal shop was also destroyed.  Loss not estimated yet.
Also reported in the Ottawa Free Press same wording.

Updated 30 September 2021

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