Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1920, September 7 - Sixteen freight cars derail at Brockville, GTR., Kingston sub.

Ottawa Citizen 8 September 1920

Freight Cars Leave Track.
BROCKVILLE. Sept. 7. The derailment of 16 cars on extra east bound freight train No. 589 tied up traffic on both tracks of the G.T.R, main line this morning. The accident took place one and a half miles east of Lansdowne station, a broken wheel being the cause. Fifteen of the cars were loaded with grain and it was necessary to transship the contents. The Montreal, Brockville and Belleville wrecking crews working at the scene succeeded in opening one track at noon today, allowing traffic to resume.

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