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1908 Train Wreck on G.T.R.

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Derail-OS10148
  • Item
  • 1908-07-15

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

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Tpor-2016-11-17-04-2016-11-17-01
  • Part
  • 1900-02-01

"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

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Tpor-Schro
  • File
  • 2016-12-07

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 th...

Barry Schroeder

Cobalt Express Wreck

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Derail-OS10148-2016-07-29-02
  • Part
  • 1908-07-23

"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

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Cobalt Train Badly Wrecked

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Derail-OS10148-2016-07-29-01
  • Part
  • 1908-07-16

"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

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Tpor-2016-11-17-04
  • Item
  • 1899-1900

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.

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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

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Tpor-2016-11-17-04-2016-11-17-06
  • Part
  • 1900-07-26

"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 ha...

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G.T.R. Penetanguishene Station improvements

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Tpor-2016-11-17-04-2016-11-10-08
  • Part
  • 1900-01-25

"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."

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G.T.R. pay raise

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Tpor-2016-11-01-03-2016-11-16-05
  • Item
  • 1900-04-05

"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 ...

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