Title: 
M.C.R. Depot, Essex, Ont.
Year: 
1907
Type(s): 
Postcard
Identifier(s): 
3657
Language: 
English
Source: 
Mike Skreptak Collection; Box 2
Notes: 
Postmarked 1907; the Michigan Central Railway Station was constructed in 1887; on August 10, 1907, 5000 lbs of nitro-glycerine ignited in a railway car, causing an explosion that killed 2 men, caused $250,000.00 in property damage and injured many others; the railway was fined $125,000.00 to pay for the reconstruction of the station and other damaged buildings, which took over 2 years to complete; the postcard is addressed to Mrs. Andrew Rutherford and sent 2 months before the railway explosion.
Subject(s): 
Michigan Central Railway Station (Essex)
Michigan Central Railway
Railways
Railway Stations
Place(s): 
Essex (Ontario)
Rights: 
Public Domain
Repository: 
University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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