1927 photo CNR train accident Kingsey Quebec

$49.00 USD

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Photo of CNR railway locomotive in water, two passenger cars and another railway car on track above river November 4th 1927.

On back, glued paper with description:

ENGINE FALLS THROUGH BRIDGE ABUTMENTS WEAKENED BY RAIN.
Scenes at a train crash at Kingsey, Quebec, in which two persons were killed. Rain weakened the bridge abutments and the engine fell through.
 
Photo shows. The spot where the driver, who died later, was cut out of his cab with a crushed leg.

Stamped box: PHOTO SUPPLIED BY THE DAILY MIRROR Illustrations Bureau

Handwritten 28844. Collection Inventory number  of famed French collector.

Couple of paper chips on borders. Small corner creases. Smudges on back. Paper remnants where glued.

25,50 x 20 cm.

(Red text is an electronic watermark that is not physically part of the photo for sale)