Mule Train Wreck on Canadian Pacific Railway


Description
Creator:
Laura Pellow, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Types:
Negatives
Photographs
Description:
Black and white negative depicting a photograph of the mule train wreck on the Canadian Pacific Railway line in Whitby. The train wreck is visible in the background. In the foreground a woman and younger boy walk away from the wreck. The photographer's shadow can be seen in the foreground at centre.
Notes:
On 2 November 1916, a train loaded with mules bound for Montreal was derailed at the junction of the Canadian Pacific Railway and the Port Whitby and Port Perry Railway as a result of an error made by the switchman.
Date of Original:
2 November 1916
Date Of Event:
2 November 1916
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 6cm
Image Height: 6cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
14-004-010
Collection:
Whitby Historic Images Collection
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8879959550264 Longitude: -78.9410591125488
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian copyright law. No restrictions on use.
Recommended Citation:
Whitby Archives
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from copy negative.
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Whitby Public Library
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Mule Train Wreck on Canadian Pacific Railway
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Mule Train Wreck on Canadian Pacific Railway


Black and white negative depicting a photograph of the mule train wreck on the Canadian Pacific Railway line in Whitby. The train wreck is visible in the background. In the foreground a woman and younger boy walk away from the wreck. The photographer's shadow can be seen in the foreground at centre.