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Scene of railway accident at Southesk, Alberta, 1949
Scene of railway accident at Southesk, Alberta, 1949
NA-2864-4326a-1

Jack Sparrow fonds

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Table of Contents

Series 1 Canadian Pacific Ralway accidents. -- 1927-1953
Series 2 Seniority lists for Canadian Pacific Railway locomotive firemen and engineers. -- 1908-1985
Series 3 Railway timetables. -- 1947-1973

Inventory

Series 1 Canadian Pacific Railway accidents. -- 1927-1953. -- 6 cm of textual records
M-9132-1 Statements and depositions relating to train accident at Southesk, Alberta. -- December 31, 1949-May 2, 1950. -- Includes statements by locomotive fireman Jack T. Sparrow and engineer John Fletcher Townsend.
M-9132-2 Correspondence between railway officials and Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen relating to disciplinary action and charges against Sparrow and Fletcher resulting from train accident at Southesk, Alberta. -- December 31, 1949-August, 1950
M-9132-3 Correspondence regarding unemployment insurance claim by Jack T. Sparrow for 29-day suspension. -- May, 1950-December, 1950
M-9132-4 Statements regarding miscellaneous railway incidents. -- 1946-1953
M-9132-5 Charge to jury in trial of Charles Dawson Cochrane.
M-9132-6 Transcript of testimony given by locomotive engineer John R. Roberts concerning train accident at Dalemead, Alberta. -- 1927
Series 2 Seniority lists for Canadian Pacific Railway locomotive firemen and engineers. -- 1908-1985. -- 25 cm of textual records
M-9429-1 Correspondence from Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen regarding seniority lists. -- 1911
M-9429-2 Seniority lists of Canadian Pacific Railway, Western Division, locomotive firemen. -- July, 1908-January, 1914
M-9429-3 Seniority lists of Canadian Pacific Railway, Western Division, locomotive firemen. -- January, 1919-July, 1925
M-9429-4 Seniority lists of Canadian Pacific Railway, Western Division, locomotive firemen. -- January, 1926-January, 1933
M-9429-5 Seniority lists of Canadian Pacific Railway, Alberta District, locomotive firemen. -- January, 1934-January, 1945
M-9429-6 Seniority lists of Canadian Pacific Railway, Alberta District, locomotive firemen. -- January, 1946-January, 1965
M-9429-7 Seniority lists of Canadian Pacific Railway, Alberta District, locomotive firemen. -- January, 1966-January, 1983
M-9429-8 Seniority lists of Canadian Pacific Railway, Alberta District, locomotive engineers. -- January, 1911-July, 1915
M-9429-9 Seniority lists of Canadian Pacific Railway, Alberta District, locomotive engineers. -- January, 1919-July, 1925
M-9429-10 Seniority lists of Canadian Pacific Railway, Alberta District, locomotive engineers. -- January, 1926-July, 1933
M-9429-11 Seniority lists of Canadian Pacific Railway, Alberta District, locomotive engineers. -- July, 1935-January, 1945
M-9429-12 Seniority lists of Canadian Pacific Railway, Alberta District, locomotive engineers. -- January, 1947-January, 1965
M-9429-13 Seniority lists of Canadian Pacific Railway, Alberta District, locomotive engineers. -- January, 1966-January, 1983
M-9429-14 Seniority lists of Canadian Pacific Railway, Alberta District, locomotive engineers and firemen (combined). -- January, 1984-January, 1985
M-9429-15 Seniority lists of Canadian Pacific Railway, British Columbia District, locomotive firemen and engineers. -- July, 1932
Series 3 Railway timetables. -- 1947-1973. -- 30 cm of textual records
M-9429-16 Canadian Pacific Railway, Alberta District timetables. -- 1947-1973. -- Includes one employee operating timetable for Canadian National Railway, Alberta Area (1971).
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