The Railways of Ottawa

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

Canada Atlantic Central Depot Station built too close to the Tracks 19 December 1895

Ottawa Free Press 20 December 1895

An empty coach was run into the new central depot yesterday, when it was found that the canopy extending out over the platform had been built too wide.  As a result the track running close to the canal had to be shifted in order to permit the easy and safe entrance of the trains.  The work was done most expeditiously.

Note: The account does not mention whether there was any damage to the station or the coach,

Updated 9 October 2021

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