The Railways of Ottawa

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

Kingston, Portsmouth and Cataraqui Electric Railway Workshop burned 1 June 1902

Chesterville Record 5 June 1902

Fire did considerable damage to the street railway company's buildings in King Street east this morning.  The firemen kept the blaze from the sheds in which the cars were, and confined it to the brick building in the workshop, in which it originated.  Some implements and other things were stored above and were badly damaged, the whole building being gutted.  The loss will be about $10,000.

Updated 14 October 2021

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