Train Wreck, Waterloo-Elmira Branch Line, 1902
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Photograph of a crowd standing by railroad tracks with an overturned train car in the background and an upright train engine on the tracks. Man in foreground wearing cap identified as Charles Liphardt.
Notes
Possibly a train wreck on the Grand Trunk branch line between Waterloo and Elmira that occured in early September 1902 a mile south of the Heidelberg station. The engine and tender overturned and were wrecked, the passenger car was overturned and badly damaged. There was one death, the train's fireman.
Date of Original
September 1902
Date Of Event
September 1902
Dimensions
Width: 25 cm
Height: 20 cm
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 25cm
Image Height: 20cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
Z-2-2; Negative No. 135
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.522912 Longitude: -80.568924
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Waterloo Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

35 Albert Street, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2L 5E2

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Train Wreck, Waterloo-Elmira Branch Line, 1902


Photograph of a crowd standing by railroad tracks with an overturned train car in the background and an upright train engine on the tracks. Man in foreground wearing cap identified as Charles Liphardt.