Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1895, August 27 - Pontiac and Pacific Junction train hits a herd of cattle, no injuries

The Equity, Shawville - 29 August 1895

The P. & P. J. train was ditched on Tuesday evening last, a short distance from Bernard's Creek bridge, by running into a herd of cattle that were lying on the track.  Engine No. 3 with tender and a couple of cars left the rails.  Beyond the injury to the rolling stock, no damage was done.  A relief train came up from Aylmer same evening, and performed the regular service the following day, except that no mails or freight were handled.

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