Orangeville, ON Train Wreck, Sept 1907

ORANGEVILLE, Ontario, Sept. 3.----As a result of the wreck six person are dead and a large number of others are seriously injured.

The train was very heavily loaded. It left Owen Sound about 8 o'clock.

The engine driver, Mack Grims, of Teeswater, was thrown through the window of his engine cab. He escaped almost unhurt. None of the train hands was killed.

The six persons killed were riding in the smoking car next to the locomotive. Word of the accident was sent to Orangeville, and a relief train was sent out bearing all the doctors of the town, and medical supplies.

The dead:

NORMAN TUCKER of Fleshertown.
JOHN THURSTON of Walterfalls.
JAMES BANKS of Perm.
JAMES BULLER of Priceville.
W. A. ARMSTRONG of Markdale.
ROBERT CARR of Shelbourne.

The following were seriously injured:

A. J. ROBINSON, of Orangeville.
J. M. DAVIS of Markdale.
S. BOGGS of Guelph.
A. McDONALD and Mrs. McDONALD of Shelbourne.
Mrs. CALDWELL of Fleshertown.
Mr. McCORMICK of Markdale.
JAMES BRANDER of Priceville.
Mrs. S. WEBSTER of Horning's Mills.
G. E. GRAY of Markdale.
J. A. JELLY of Shelbourne.
H. H. ALBERT of Orangeville.
R. A. JELLY of Shelbourne.
MAGGIE PATTERSON and SARAH PATTERSON of Badgerow.
JOHN CLAYTON of Markdale.
JOHN BOYD of Fleshertown.
MARGARET McDOUGALL and JOHN McDOUGALL of Dundalk.
HAROLD MERTER of Markdale.
JOHN CURRY of Orangeville.
M. K. RICHARDSON of Fleshertown.
M. H. BUNT of Fleshertown.

Caledon, the scene of the wreck, is forty-two miles northwest of Toronto and on the line of the Canadian Pacific running to Owen Sound. It is in Peel County, in the Township of Caledon, seven miles by rail to the southeast of Orangeville.

The New York Times, New York, NY 4 Sept 1907