The Railways of Ottawa

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


Ottawa and New York Station Crysler Burned 2 September 1908

Ottawa Citizen 1 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.

Updated 4 October 2021

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