The Railways of Ottawa

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

Ottawa and New York Station Crysler Burned 1 September 1908

Ottawa Citizen 2 September 1908

The Ottawa and New York railway station at Crysler on the line between Ottawa and Cornwall was completely destroyed by fire yesterday morning.
The station, baggage room and warehouse containing the operator's equipment, tickets and a large quantity of goods in transit were wiped out by the blaze which started from some unknown cause about six o'clock in the morning.  The loss amounts to about $2,000.

Merrickville  Star-Chronicle 19 November 1908

The Ottawa and New York railway station at Chrysler was destroyed by fire some time ago and apparently has not been rebuilt. The matter has been taken to the Railway Commission. The Railway Companv is willing to rebuild on the old site but the residents of Chrysler are asking that it be rebuilt nearer the village.

Updated 7 January 2022

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