Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1932 March 31 - Engineer averts accident at a washout near Fort Coulonge, CPR., Waltham sub.

Ottawa Journal 31 March 1932

Ottawa Engineer Averts A Serious Accident
FORT COULONGE, Que., March 31. What might have been a serious accident waa averted by the vigilance of W. Burgess, Bayswater avenue, Ottawa, engineer on the Ottawa-Wattham train this morning, when he brought his train to a stop just on the verge of a washout 30 feet long by 20 feet deep, at Mile 64. two mil
es east of here, at seven o'clock. For an hour this morning a heavy rain fell. A wrecking crew was despatched, and it was thought likely the damage would be repaired by two o clock this afternoon.

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