Fonds Acc4317 - Annie MacLeod photographic collection : [31 August 1947]

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Annie MacLeod photographic collection : [31 August 1947]

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CA PCA Acc4317

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  • Copied 1993 (Creation)
    MacLeod, Annie

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8 photographs

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MacLeod, Annie

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Annie MacLeod was a resident of Murray River, Prince Edward Island.

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The fonds consists of eight photographs of the site of the collision including close-ups of both the wreckage of the bus and the derailed train. On 31 August 1947 at approximately 1:15 p.m. an Eastern Coach Lines bus travelling east from Montague on the Murray Harbour Road was struck by Engine 1146 of the Canadian National Railways at the railway crossing near Wilmot Station. The driver of the bus, Roy Keenan, and three passengers from Nova Scotia were killed. Seventeen others were injured. The bus was completely demolished and the train derailled ripping up several feet of track.

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Originals were returned to the owner

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Restrictions on reproduction may apply

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See also: An account of the accident can be found in the Patriot newspaper, 2 September 1947

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Copy prints are located in the photographic binders in the Reading Room

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