Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1967, May 11 - an overheated axle bearing caused the derailment of 18 cars just east of Avonmore, Canadian Pacific, Winchester subdivision.

From the Ottawa Journal 13 May 1967 Caption to a photo.
Rail Lines Blocked
Railroad workers have cleared and rebuilt blocked railroad tracks near Avonmore, 25 miles north of Cornwall. Tracks were blocked Thursday when 18 cars of a freight train carrying grain and oil were derailed when one of the boxcars lost a wheel.

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