Moyie Train Wreck: 0182.0016
0182.0016: Moyie Train Wreck
Train wreck, Moyie, B.C. 1925 - Photo shows a mangled locomotive on the flatcar of a work train, eventually going to Montreal CPR shops for repairs. The wreck occurred November 20, 1925. The train encountered a rock slide at the entrance to the Moyie tunnel (Jerome tunnel) and the engine derailed and went into the lake. The fireman killed in the wreck was Robert Ely. He was found trapped under the locomotive, while everyone else managed to jump clear.
Medium: Photograph - Image
Date: November, 1925
Collection: Cranbrook Archives (0182)
Subjects:Transportation Railways Accidents
Transportation Railways Companies Canadian Pacific Railway
Transportation Railways Tunnels Jerome Tunnel
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