The Collapse of the Russell Arena
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Original black and white photograph of the wreckage caused by the collapse of the Russell Arena during construction.
Notes
During construction of this arena in 1912, the building collapsed. The ribs all came down. A spectator ran back to retrieve his hat and was killed.
Date of Original
1912
Subject(s)
Collection
Russell Sports
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.2501 Longitude: -75.36602
Copyright Statement
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Location of Original
Russell's Historical Society's Keith M. Boyd Museum
Contact
Bibliothèque publique du canton de Russell
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

1053, Concession Street

Box 280

Russell (ON) K4R 1E1

(613) 445-5331

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The Collapse of the Russell Arena


Original black and white photograph of the wreckage caused by the collapse of the Russell Arena during construction.