County of Brant Public Library Digital Collections
Grand Trunk Railway Bridge Reconstruction Postcard


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Postcards
Description:
This is a postcard with a photograph of the reconstruction of the Grand Trunk Railway Station in St. George, located half a mile south of the village. The photograph is believed to have been taken following an accident in 1916. This accident followed the deadly train derailment in 1889 that left 11 dead and 30 injured. The bridge was removed in 1963, with the last train crossing it a year prior.

This description was provided by Cliff Jones of the South Dumfries Historical Society. The postcard was provided by Helen Simpson.
Date of Publication:
1916
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
2016SH006
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.2501 Longitude: -80.24966
Donor:
Provided by Helen Simpson.
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
Grand Trunk Railway Bridge St. George, 1916. Helen Simpson Personal Collection, Photograph No. 2016SH006.
Terms of Use:
For research purposes only.
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Grand Trunk Railway Bridge Reconstruction Postcard


This is a postcard with a photograph of the reconstruction of the Grand Trunk Railway Station in St. George, located half a mile south of the village. The photograph is believed to have been taken following an accident in 1916. This accident followed the deadly train derailment in 1889 that left 11 dead and 30 injured. The bridge was removed in 1963, with the last train crossing it a year prior.

This description was provided by Cliff Jones of the South Dumfries Historical Society. The postcard was provided by Helen Simpson.