Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

 1883, December 20 - Passenger car derailed, turned over and fell down an embankment at Conroy's Mills, Aylmer Branch, Canadian Pacific.  
There were minor injuries.

Ottawa Citizen December 20

The west train on the Aylmer branch of the Canadian Pacific Railway met with an accident near the switch at Conroy's Mills, Deschenes. The passenger car ran off the track and turned over, falling down the embankment.  The coupling connecting the baggage and passenger cars turned and then broke.  The passengers were shook up but escaped with very slight injuries.  The stove upset and set fire to some portions of the passenger car.  The officials did everything in their power after the accident and the passengers speak highly of their action in promptly setting things right.

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