Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1919, November 17 - Twenty freight cars derailed at Dalhousie Mills, CPR., Winchester sub

Kempville Weekly Advance 20 November 1919

Traffic was blocked at Dalhousie Mills on the CP.R. Monday afternoon, when an eastbound, freight train left the rails end the engine plunged into the cars of the way freight which was standing on a siding. Eastbound trains from Smiths Falls were cancelled and it was ten o'clock before the line was cleared. The Perth local was over three hours late. The first afternoon train for Montreal was sent around by Ottawa and the second train did not reach Montreal until a late hour last night. Over twenty cars were thrown from, the track when the big locomotive sideswiped the standing way-freight The accident occurred at 2:40 p.m.

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Updated 17 February 2022