Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1914, June 20 - head-on collision between two freight trains, GTR (OA&PS) Kinburn,  two deaths

Eastern Ontario Review (Vankleek Hill)  26 June 1914

Kinburn Ontario June 21 -  Two men were killed and three others more or less seriously injured when two freight trains collided head-on on the Parry Sound line of the Grand Trunk railway about a mile west of here at 9:30 last night as a result, it is believed, of a misunderstanding of orders. The dead men where the firemen on the engines H Jessop, who was firing the eastbound train, and E.O'connor employed at similar work on the other.
Jessup's home was at Pembroke but he boarded at 397 Elgin Street Ottawa. O'Connor was a native of Arnprior and was bording at 721 King Edward Avenue, Ottawa. Both are single.
 the injured men are George Smith 189 Concord Street Ottawa engineer of the westbound train, right arm and right angle injured.
W J Moylan Ottawa Brakeman
E. Carroll Ottawa, brakeman, left ankle injured.

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