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Lifelong Friends, Three Lose Lives at Railroad Crossing

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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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Neilly, Daniel Howe obituary

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  • 1941-01-08

Event date: January 3, 1941 Event type: Death Description: "Bradford Pa., Star; Funeral services for Daniel Howe Neilly, 86, of the Derrick City road, who died at 12.05 o'clock Wednesday morning at the Bradford Pa. hospital from injuries received...

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Nina Saliwonczyk, 17, Killed in Car Collision on Hwy.11 on Holiday Evening

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  • 1965-08-11

"Nina Saliwonczyk, 17, who since coming to Canada had spent most of her life in the Bradford area and was known among the young people as a very bright and intelligent young girl, met a tragic death in the flaming wreckage of a car on No. 11 Highw...

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Railway Grim List

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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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Jury Can't Say

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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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Cobalt Express Wreck

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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

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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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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

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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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