The Railways of Ottawa

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

Canadian Northern Ontario Station at Hawkesbury Destroyed by Fire 28 December 1904

Ottawa Citizen  30 December 1904

G N R. Station at Hawkesbury Burned Motrer-;n-Law of Stationmaster Was Victim of Fiames.
Hawkes Dec. 29. The Great Northern railway station was destroyed by fire at eleven o'clock last night. D. S. Campbell the station agent, and his family occupied the upper flat and were with difficulty saved, so raridly had the flames spread. It was found i impossible to rescue Mrs. Shaw, Mrs. Campbell's mrother. who perished. The origin of the fire is at present unknown.

Library and Archives Canada
RG 30 vol. 9225 file 1014 -80-24

Hawkesbury station fire 28 December 1904 Shows list of freight destroyed. This is a claims file.

Updated 10 October 2021

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