Pembroke, ON Train Wreck, Aug 1930

Engine Plunges Into River, Three Injured

Pembroke, Ont., Aug. 29.--(AP)--The locomotive of the Transcanada Limited, crack Canadian Pacific Railway train, westbound, plunged from the tracks in the outskirts of Pembroke this morning and down an embankment into the Ottawa river.

Three of the crew were seriously injured, and two may die.

The locomotive broke loose from the coaches as it left the rails. The rest of the train remained upright on the track.

The injured were:

Charles Schouldice, 32, Ottawa, fireman, not expected to live.

Basil Watson, 34, Ottawa, who was riding in the locomotive cab with the crew; condition critical.

George Clark, 56, Ottawa, engineer; condition serious.

Lester Weeks, Montreal, negro porter, taken to hospital with a fracture thumb.

Kokomo Tribune, Kokomo, IN 29 Aug 1930