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Grand Trunk Steam Crane at 1920 Wreck


Description
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 was brought from Hamilton to help with the cleanup. 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.
Inscriptions:
On Crane: "GRAND TRUNK STEAM CRANE N0.7"
Date of Publication:
19 Jul 1920
Dimensions:
Width: 5597 px
Height: 3185 px
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
3122ph
Collection:
St. Marys Museum Photo Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.17556 Longitude: -81.13889
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
"Grand Trunk Steam Crane at 1920 Wreck" St. Marys Museum, 3122ph.
Terms of Use:
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Reproduction Notes:
This image is a watermarked low resolution reproduction.
High resolution images are available at the St. Marys Museum for a fee.
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177 Church Street South,

P.O. Box 998,

St. Marys, Ontario.

N4X 1B6

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Grand Trunk Steam Crane at 1920 Wreck


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 was brought from Hamilton to help with the cleanup. For more information, visit the museum to view the article "Engine Jumps Tracks; Passengers Unhurt" from The Argus (July.29, 1920).