Waterloo Public Library Digital Collection
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 has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Waterloo Public Library
Email
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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.