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24 Archival description results for Grand Trunk railway

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1908 Train Wreck on G.T.R.

Train wreck on the Grand Trunk Railway between Bradford and Gilford July 15, 1908, a result of making up time.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

Aurora GTR

"The G.T.R. has announced its intention of building a modern station in Aurora on the premises near the present site."

Bradford Witness

Bradford Train Station - Barry Schroeder

The Local History Department received a digital donation of photographs and artifacts from Barry Schroeder on December 7, 2016, to include in our database. Barry is a train enthusiast and has collected numerous items relating to the stations of the area, namely the Bradford Train Station.

Barry Schroeder

Cobalt Express Wreck

"The Inquest at Barrie was not concluded. - Evidence of Engineer Meeking and the Report of the Official Investigation Required--Cause of the Accident Not Clear"

Relates to the Grand Trunk Railway derailment on July 15, 1908

Bradford Witness

Cobalt Train Badly Wrecked

"Serious smashup on the G.T. R. North of Bradford - Engineer, Fireman and Express Messenger Badly Injured"

Relates to the Grand Trunk Railway derailment on July 15, 1908.

Bradford Witness

Daily Operations of the Rails

This grouping of articles comment on the daily operations and events of the Grand Trunk railway, Metropolitan Railway project, and rail service in Bradford and surrounding towns.

Bradford Witness


Contains news clippings and articles on various disastrous events of Bradford West Gwillimbury; includes fires, Hurricane Hazel, drownings, explosion, train wrecks

Joe Saint

G.T.R. Electric Head Lights

"The Grand Trunk Railway have made an important innovation by installing their passenger train locomotives with a electric light equipment. One of the large type of passenger locomotive constructed at the Point St. Charles works of this company has just been turned out from the shops and is now at work in Montreal and Portland night passenger service, which has, in addition to all the well known modern appliances of merit for the safety and convenience of train operating, a powerful electric lighted head lamp and a number of incandescent lamps, which have been placed in the cab of the locomotive for the purpose of lighting the steam and air pressure and water gauges..."

This article appears in the Bradford Witness many times throughout the year 1900.

Bradford Witness

G.T.R. pay raise

"The management of the Grand Trunk Railway system has issued instructions making effective on April 1st, increase in the rate of pay to section foremen on the lines in Canada at ten cents per day to all track laborers who are receiving one dollar per day. This increase will affect a large majority of section men on this portion of the Grand Trunk system."

Bradford Witness

G.T.R. Penetanguishene Station improvements

"The G.T.R. authorities are digging up ten maple shade trees from the Aurora station grounds to place in the grounds at Penetanguishene, and the citizens are very wroth."

Bradford Witness

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