Names Names and More Names of Almonte Train Accident plus McDowall Family 1917





  1. Gary Mclellan That was a terrible wreck one of the worst in Canadian history. There were lots of low grades around Ottawa then as now.. The old town hall was used as a morgue for many years the floor had blood stains that couldn’t be removed.

    Wartime tragedy: The Almonte train wreck of 1942 CLICK here..


The Montreal Star
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
28 Dec 1942, Mon  •  Page 5

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