The Railways of Ottawa

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

Carleton Place, Canada Central Railway - Fire at Carleton Place - May 1879

Ottawa Free Press 28 May 1879

Fire at Carleton Place.  Train with equipment sent from Ottawa.  Passengers carried over the burnt portion of the road in busses.

Ottawa Free Press 29 May 1879

That portion of the track on the Canada Central, destroyed by fire at Carleton Place on Tuesday has been replaced, the evening train from the north passing through alright.

Updated 10 November 2021

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