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  • His First Fatality
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 22 Jun 1918     Railway accidents ; Matte Kallio (deceased) ; Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) ; Occurred 22 miles west of Fort William ; Conductor J.N. Gamble states that this is first fatality on his charge * Matte Kellio
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 22 Jun 1918   Railway accidents ; Matte Kallio (deceased) ; Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) ; Occurred 22 miles west of Fort William ; Conductor J.N. Gamble states that this is first fatality on ...
  • Seventeen-Year-Old Boy Killed By Train
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 21 Jun 1918     Railway accidents ; Matte Kallio (deceased) ; Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) ; Occurred 22 miles west of Fort William * Matte Kellio
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 21 Jun 1918   Railway accidents ; Matte Kallio (deceased) ; Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) ; Occurred 22 miles west of Fort William * Matte Kellio
  • City Items
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 31 Jan 1918     Railway accidents ; Railways ; J.A. Wilson (deceased) ; Canadian Northern Railway ; Between Rainy River and Atikokan ; Fell off train
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 31 Jan 1918   Railway accidents ; Railways ; J.A. Wilson (deceased) ; Canadian Northern Railway ; Between Rainy River and Atikokan ; Fell off train
  • Operator's Error Caused Disaster
    Newspaper  Port Arthur News Chronicle, 19 Jun 1917     Railway accidents ; Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) ; Near Schreiber, ON ; Hugh Gwynne of Port Arthur (deceased) ; Fire Hill ; Train collision
    Newspaper  Port Arthur News Chronicle, 19 Jun 1917   Railway accidents ; Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) ; Near Schreiber, ON ; Hugh Gwynne of Port Arthur (deceased) ; Fire Hill ; Train collision
  • Retired Railway Man, Joseph Graham Dies
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 16 Nov 1973     resident of area since 1898 ; former CNR employee with 41 years of service ; aged 97 ; active in Odd Fellows, Fort William Horticultural Society, Wesley Unived Church, IOOF ; came to northwestern Ontario at age 21 ; born at Shanty Bay, Ont., 1876 ; photo
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 16 Nov 1973   resident of area since 1898 ; former CNR employee with 41 years of service ; aged 97 ; active in Odd Fellows, Fort William Horticultural Society, Wesley Unived Church, IOOF ...
  • L. W. (Slim) Irving Retires From CPR
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 14 Sep 1972     association of 50 years with Canadian Pacific Railway ; joined railway in 1922 as call boy in Manitoba ; car checker, railway agent ; investigation department in 1929 ; worked in many centres ; transfer to Fort William in 1937 ; party, Royal Edward Hotel ; photo
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 14 Sep 1972   association of 50 years with Canadian Pacific Railway ; joined railway in 1922 as call boy in Manitoba ; car checker, railway agent ; investigation department in 1929 ; worked ...
  • Former City Residents Feted On Anniversary
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 18 May 1977     Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Henderson ; 60th anniversary ; former Gertrude Conroy ; both natives of Ottawa ; married in Fort William in 1917 ; resided here until 1976 ; employed by CNR as swing bridge operator
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 18 May 1977   Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Henderson ; 60th anniversary ; former Gertrude Conroy ; both natives of Ottawa ; married in Fort William in 1917 ; resided here until 1976 ...
  • Golden Anniversary
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 13 Jun 1975     Mr. and Mrs. Heikki Hautala ; married in 1925 in Finland ; moved to Dinorwic, Ont. in 1927 ; lived there 41 years ; worked for CPR and ran farm ; retirement in Thunder Bay ; Mr. Hautala carved birch furniture, ornaments ; received scroll from city
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 13 Jun 1975   Mr. and Mrs. Heikki Hautala ; married in 1925 in Finland ; moved to Dinorwic, Ont. in 1927 ; lived there 41 years ; worked for CPR and ran farm ...
  • Named After Pioneer
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 9 Jul 1918     Richard Smith ; Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) ; Locomotive named after Smith ; Smith is well known in Lakehead
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 9 Jul 1918   Richard Smith ; Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) ; Locomotive named after Smith ; Smith is well known in Lakehead
  • Cyril Graver
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 30 Sep 1975     CPR engineer ended railroad career by bringing train in on time ; employed for almost 50 years ; joined CPR in 1927 in Ignace as "wiper", general maintenance man ; worked as railway fireman in BC, then Kenora in 1941 ; transferred to Lakehead in 1942 became an engineer three ...
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 30 Sep 1975   CPR engineer ended railroad career by bringing train in on time ; employed for almost 50 years ; joined CPR in 1927 in Ignace as "wiper", general maintenance man ; ...
  • Took Five Days To Get To Dock
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 17 Jul 1952     William Grant ; retired C.P.R. railway worker ; came to city via the lakes aboard the Athabasca ; reached Welcome Islands in 1890 ; took five days to travel 13 miles to city due to ice floes ; took first employment with James Murphy Coal as a lad
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 17 Jul 1952   William Grant ; retired C.P.R. railway worker ; came to city via the lakes aboard the Athabasca ; reached Welcome Islands in 1890 ; took five days to travel 13 ...
  • Gharlie Grant Is Honored
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 20 Oct 1973     Charlie Grant ; long-time employee of CP Rail ; retirement reception held ; began career in Winnipeg in 1937 ; retired as the passenger agent at Fort William station ; presented a painting and plaques ; T.I. Douglas, assistant general yard master ; J. L. Farrer, deputy superintendent of CPR ...
    Newspaper  Chronicle-Journal, 20 Oct 1973   Charlie Grant ; long-time employee of CP Rail ; retirement reception held ; began career in Winnipeg in 1937 ; retired as the passenger agent at Fort William station ; ...
  • C.P.R. Has Names Locomotive After W. Blennerhassett
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 15 May 1918     Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) ; Naming locomotives after veteran engineers ; William Blennerhassett of Fort William has locomotive named after him ; Biography of Blennerhassett
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 15 May 1918   Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) ; Naming locomotives after veteran engineers ; William Blennerhassett of Fort William has locomotive named after him ; Biography of Blennerhassett
  • Campden Man Fatally Hurt in Car Accident
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent (18851105), 4 Oct 1951, p. 1,6     Archie Wilcox, 48, of Campden, died in West Lincoln Memorial Hospital shortly before 6 o'clock Sunday morning as a result of head injuries sustained in a two-car collision which occurred near the CNR Station at Beamsville just after midnight Sunday. Provincial Police said Wilcox was driving west ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent (18851105), 4 Oct 1951, p. 1,6   Archie Wilcox, 48, of Campden, died in West Lincoln Memorial Hospital shortly before 6 o'clock Sunday morning as a result of head injuries sustained in a two-car collision which occurred ...
  • Accident Fatal When Car Strikes Culvert
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 30 Aug 1951, p. 1,3     James Maxwell Roulston, aged 24, a resident of Grimsby, died almost instantly Friday morning, when the auto he was operating crashed head-on into a cement culvert on the Grimsby Mountain Rd., in North Grimsby Township. After striking the culvert, the auto flipped over on its left side, then ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 30 Aug 1951, p. 1,3   James Maxwell Roulston, aged 24, a resident of Grimsby, died almost instantly Friday morning, when the auto he was operating crashed head-on into a cement culvert on the Grimsby Mountain ...
  • Councillor Don Beamer Meets Accidental Death
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 8 Feb 1951, p. 1,3     Donald Beamer, lifelong resident of North Grimsby Township, died instantly under the wheels of a Lincoln County snow plough, the very machine that was to bring to an end a night of frustration and hardship, in zero temperatures, for Beamer, his cousin, James Beamer, and members of the Grimsby ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 8 Feb 1951, p. 1,3   Donald Beamer, lifelong resident of North Grimsby Township, died instantly under the wheels of a Lincoln County snow plough, the very machine that was to bring to an end a ...
  • Two Killed in Traffic Accident
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 16 Jun 1938, p. 1     A tragedy, all the more pathetic because one of the victims was to have been married within a week, occurred on Saturday afternoon at Beamsville, when a car, driven by John Coady, 22, of R.R. No. 2, Guelph, crashed into a five-ton truck , completely demolishing the lighter machine. The ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 16 Jun 1938, p. 1   A tragedy, all the more pathetic because one of the victims was to have been married within a week, occurred on Saturday afternoon at Beamsville, when a car, driven by ...
  • Body of Missing Woman Found
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 10 Mar 1937, p. 1,5     Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 10 Mar 1937, p. 1,5   Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum...
  • Prominent Grimsby Citizen Fatally Injured in Crash
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 19 Oct 1950, p. 1,8     The entire Grimsby district was grievously shocked to hear of the tragic death of one of its most prominent citizens last Friday afternoon, when Carman D. Millyard died of injuries sustained when his car crashed into a tree on No. 8 Highway, 3 miles west of town. Alone in the ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 19 Oct 1950, p. 1,8   The entire Grimsby district was grievously shocked to hear of the tragic death of one of its most prominent citizens last Friday afternoon, when Carman D. Millyard died of injuries ...
  • Fifteen Month Old Boy Fatally Injured
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 28 Sep 1950, p. 1     Fifteen-months-old Gordon Clark was killed almost instantly on Sunday, almost in full view of his mother, when the little tot came in contact with the front of a tractor being operated by his father. The father had just started the machine and moved a few feet, when Mrs. Clark missed ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 28 Sep 1950, p. 1   Fifteen-months-old Gordon Clark was killed almost instantly on Sunday, almost in full view of his mother, when the little tot came in contact with the front of a tractor being ...
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