Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1870, October 1 - St. Lawrence and Ottawa passenger train is derailed north of Prescott Junction

Ottawa Times 3 October 1870

The evening express of the St. Lawrence and Ottawa railway, due at Ottawa at 4 1/2 o'clock p.m. ran off the track on Saturday a short distance this side of the Prescott Junction, causing a delay to the train of about two hours.  All the passenger cars ran off the track, only a second class car, however, being much injured by the accident.  There was a large number of passengers on board but no one was injured.

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