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Cobalt Express Wreck

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Derail-OS10148-2016-07-29-02
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  • 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
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  • 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.

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Jury Can't Say

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Derail-OS10148-2016-07-29-03
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  • 1908-08-06

"Return Open Verdict in Accident Which Caused Fireman's Death" Relates to the Grand Trunk Railway derailment on July 15, 1908

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Lifelong Friends, Three Lose Lives at Railroad Crossing

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Accid-2017-03-16-02
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  • 1951-07-25

"Three Schomberg men died at the railway level crossing immediately south of Beeton C.P.R. station, early Friday morning. The triple fatality left 10 young children fatherless." ...

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Prelude to a child;s tragic death

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  • 1974-08-07

" 'Could the life of one child have been saved and the lives of five others been improved if the Children's Aid Society had acted sooner?' This is the question that Mrs. Carol Simone keeps asking herself after the drowning on Monday of her neighbo...

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Railway Grim List

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Tpor-2016-12-08-09
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  • 1908-12-17

Article on the total number of people injured and killed due to train related accidents in one year (1908). The majority were railway employees.

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River claims girl, 12

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  • 1974-08-07

"Life ended suddenly on Monday afternoon for a 12-year-old Holland Marsh girl who went swimming in the Holland River. Betty Lowder, R.R.2, Newmarket, was swimming under the bridge at the intersection of No. 3 Concession and the Graham sideroad wit...

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Stroud Man Killed By Car

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  • 1964-08-12

"John Allan Law, 52, was killed outside his home at Stroud on Thursday night a few hours after he had attended the funeral of a lifelong friend. Law was struck by a car after he stepped off a bus that had brought him from Peterborough where he had...

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Toronto Man Dies When Car Ditched

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Car-2016-09-19-02
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  • 1933-05-24

"Excessive Speed is Cause of Fatal Accident on Highway 11 William J. Lees, 28, of 612 Harvie Ave., Toronto, was instantly killed late Saturday afternoon when the car he was driving swerved off the highway south of Mr. Clarence Wood's gateway, snap...

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