Incident Report - December
25, 1967 - Welland
435pm date Welland Transfer unit
7438 Engineer Sloan Conductor Noonan 1 load 1 empty enroute Montrose
to Welland struck and broke lense in left headlight of 1956 Chrysler
automobile which was standing at crossing waiting for train to pass.
Southworth street crossing east of WX, Welland, mileage NF 13.44. The
vehicle owned and driven by Joseph St.George, 21 Sauer Avenue,
Welland was proceeding south, crossing protection signals operating,
and the driver stopped but did not realize his auto was as close as
it was. Crossing protected by automatic signals, visible and audible
wig-wags and bells. Headlight on diesel burning bright and bell
ringing. No personal injury. Welland City Police witnessed the
incident and informed Conductor Noonan no charge would be laid and
that they were making no further report.