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Catalog Number 1998.19.55.06.11
Object Name Negative, Film
Title Heat Buckles Rails
Date July 7, 1955
Description Extent of the heat-wave that blanketed town early this week manifested itself in the CNR rail road tracks as the well-above-90 degrees heat buckled many of the rails near the station and sent reapair crews to work shortening the rails to allow for heat expansion. Here a CNR crew are shown at work shortening one of the buckled rails.

Photographer The Strathroy Age Dispatch
Search Terms Heat Wave
Rail Road
CNR Railway
Subjects Railroad Working