Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1884, September 13 - A Broken Rail derails a passenger train near Carleton Place, Canadian Pacific, no injuries

Almonte Gazette 19 September 1884

ACCIDENT ON THE C.P.R. - a broken rail on the C.P.R. a few miles south of Carleton Place was the means of throwing a baggage car and three well-filled passenger coaches off the track early last Saturday morning. When the engineer, King, noticed the mishap, he put on the Westinghouse brakes, and the train was brought to a standstill before three car lengths had been traveled after the accident. The coaches were badly damaged. None of the passengers were injured.

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