County of Brant Public Library Digital Collections
Railway Accident at St. George Viaduct
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
This photograph depicts a railway accident on December 27, 1889 at St. George Viaduct. The St. Louise Express, one of the fastest trains of the Grand Trunk Railway was crossing the viaduct at about 50 miles an hour when one of the engine's drive rods broke loose (Brantford Expositor, June 30, 1967, page 8c.).
Notes
Inventory No. 2006.0033.23
Property of the Paris Museum and Historical Society.
Date of Original
27 December 1889
Dimensions
Width: 22 cm
Height: 17 cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
2011PM009
Collection
Paris Museum Railway Collection
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.2501 Longitude: -80.24966
Recommended Citation
Photograph "Derailed train at St. George Viaduct", 1889. Paris Museum and Historical Society, No. 2006.0033.23.
Terms of Use
The information and images provided are for personal research only and are not to be used for commercial purposes. Use of this information should include the credit "Paris Museum and Historical Society."
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Paris Museum and Historical Society
Email
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Agency street/mail address

Paris Museum and Historical Society

51 William Street, Paris, ON

N3L 1N4

(519) 442-9295

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Railway Accident at St. George Viaduct


This photograph depicts a railway accident on December 27, 1889 at St. George Viaduct. The St. Louise Express, one of the fastest trains of the Grand Trunk Railway was crossing the viaduct at about 50 miles an hour when one of the engine's drive rods broke loose (Brantford Expositor, June 30, 1967, page 8c.).