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1920 Train Wreck and Crane
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Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
On July. 19 1920, this G.T.R. mail and passenger train travelling from London was wrecked one mile west of Kelly's Siding (Belton today). Although the locomotive and mail car turned over in the ditch and the baggage and one passenger coach left the track, the crew and passengers escaped injury. The steam crane on the right of the photo was brought from Hamilton. For more information, visit the museum to view the article "Engine Jumps Tracks; Passengers Unhurt" from The Argus (July.29, 1920).
Notes
Condition: Some dust specks and discolouration.
Date of Publication
19 Jul 1920
Dimensions
Width: 3609 px
Height: 2030 px
Subject(s)
Local identifier
3120ph
Collection
St. Marys Museum Photo Collection
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.17556 Longitude: -81.13889
Copyright Statement
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Recommended Citation
"1920 Train Wreck and Crane" St. Marys Museum, 3120ph.
Terms of Use
Reproduction of digital objects is restricted to fair use for personal study or research; any other use must be done with permission of copyright holder.
Reproduction Notes
This image is a watermarked low resolution reproduction.
High resolution images are available at the St. Marys Museum for a fee.
Contact
St. Marys Museum
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

177 Church Street South,

P.O. Box 998,

St. Marys, Ontario.

N4X 1B6

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1920 Train Wreck and Crane


On July. 19 1920, this G.T.R. mail and passenger train travelling from London was wrecked one mile west of Kelly's Siding (Belton today). Although the locomotive and mail car turned over in the ditch and the baggage and one passenger coach left the track, the crew and passengers escaped injury. The steam crane on the right of the photo was brought from Hamilton. For more information, visit the museum to view the article "Engine Jumps Tracks; Passengers Unhurt" from The Argus (July.29, 1920).