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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.

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Cobalt Express Wreck

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  • 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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Jury Can't Say

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  • Part
  • 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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Train Wreck on G.T.R.

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  • 1908-07-15

A train wreck occurred on the Grand Trunk Railway on July 15, 1908 between Bradford and Gilford.

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Train Wreck

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  • Part
  • 1908

Train Wreck view 2

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  • Part
  • 1928-04-14

Train wreck of April 14, 1928. The CNR train crashed just past the Bradford station as it was heading southbound across the river. Engineer J.W Brooks died from this crash, and was found in his seat when the wreck was recovered. He died from the f...

Lew Campbell

Train Wreck view 3

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Derail-OS8860-PH3667
  • Part
  • 1928-04-14

Train wreck of April 14, 1928. The CNR train crashed just past the Bradford station as it was heading southbound across the river. Engineer J.W Brooks died from this crash, and was found in his seat when the wreck was recovered. He died from the f...

Lew Campbell

Train Wreck view 4

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Derail-OS8860-PH3668
  • Part
  • 1928

Train wreck of April 14, 1928. The CNR train crashed just past the Bradford station as it was heading southbound across the river. Engineer J.W Brooks died from this crash, and was found in his seat when the wreck was recovered. He died from the f...

Lew Campbell

Mural - The 1st Train, Confederation

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  • Part
  • 2016-06-12

Part of the mural on the south of 13 John St. This section depicts the arrival of the first train to Bradford on June 15th, 1853. The bottom postcard or the 'back' of the top one states: "Bradford was ten years old at the time of Confederation, ha...

Peter Wilson

Traffic on G.T.R.

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  • 1899-08-17

Two articles on the railway activity. "Traffic on G.T.R. Passenger traffic is so heavy on this division of the Grand Trunk that for the past ten days the Muskoka and Pacific Expresses have been sent through in two sections. From the 17th June to J...

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