Mississauga Library System

Local Archives:
MISSISSAUGA TRAIN DERAILMENT - NOVEMBER 10TH 1979

  1. Mississauga News - Special Edition, November 12, 1979 (laminated copy)
  2. Mississauga Times - Special Edition, November 14, 1979 (laminated copy)
  3. Mississauga Times, November 14, 1979 (laminated copy)
  4. Deserted city crippled, Mississauga News - special edition, November 12, 1979
  5. Welcome home, Mississauga Times - special edition, November 14, 1979 (2 copies)
  6. Mississauga News, November 14, 1970
  7. The week they closed Mississauga, Sunday Star - special section, November 18, 1979 (3 copies)
  8. Mississauga's lost week, Sunday Sun, November 18,1979 (2 copies)
  9. Aftermath, Mississauga Times, November 21, 1979
  10. City in crisis: day by day, Mississauga News, November 21, 1979 (2 copies)
  11. Toronto Sun insert, November 12, 1979
  12. It's over, Oakville Journal Record, November 14, 1979
  13. Chlorine fear after train derailment clears Mississauga... , Globe and Mail, November 12, 1979
  14. Chlorine leak plugged, blaze dying, Globe and Mail, November 13, 1979
  15. Toronto Star, November 13, 1979
  16. Tanker disaster: The miracle is no one was hurt, Toronto Star, November 12, 1979
  17. Mississauga; one year after, Sunday Sun, November 9, 1980
  18. The Spectator, November 12, 1979
  19. Mississauga nightmare, Maclean's, November 26, 1979 (2 copies)
  20. The month in pictures, Terror in Mississauga, Photo Life, April 1980
  21. Mississauga Evacuated, by M. J. Goldstein, March 1980
  22. The National nightmare, by Julius Lukasiewicz, newspaper article, n.d.
  23. The Mississauga Disaster, Reader's Digest, March 1980, pp. 72-79
  24. Evacuation data sought - recollections of the event: - Kathy Rawling, The Week in Mississauga, typescript - Nancy Dawson, Diary of a Mississauga Evacuee, typescript - Dora Lucas, A night of horror in Mississauga, typescript - Edith Lawrence, I believe it was a miracle, typescript and tape
  25. Claim report for out of pocket expenses, form
  26. Letter to Hazel McCallion from Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Toronto [This item is missing]
  27. Evacuate Mississauga, analog record (2 copies)
  28. The Mississauga Train Derailment of November 10, 1979, and its consequences: a bibliography (3 copies)
  29. Report of the Mississauga Railway Accident Inquiry, by S.G.M. Grange, Commissioner
  30. Derailment, the Mississauga Miracle (2 copies)
  31. Miracle of... Mississauga, a Toronto Sun publication
  32. Periodical clippings, November 1979
  33. Periodical clippings, November - December 1979
  34. Periodical clippings, January 1980 - May 1995
  35. Mississauga remembers the derailment, by Bob Mitchell, Toronto Star, November 9, 1998
  36. Remembering the big one, Mississauga News, November 15, 1998
  37. The miracle of Mississauga, by Bob Mitchell, Toronto Star, November 6, 1999 (2 copies)
  38. A night of memories for first on the scene, by Declan Finucane, Mississauga News, November 10, 1999
  39. Twenty years ago today derailment rocked the city, by John Stewart, Mississauga News, November 10, 1999
  40. The Mississauga Train Derailment and Evacuation, 10-16 November 1979, by Diana M. Liverman and John P. Wilson, Canadian Geographer, vol.XXV, no.4, 1981
  41. List of persons comprising the committee that dealt with the Mississauga Train Derailment, from the book Derailment : the Mississauga miracle
  42. Evacuate Mississauga - CD recording
  43. The Hot Box Mississauga Project: a multi-arts community installation by Sonja Hidas, September 5 - November 15, 2009; catalogue and brochure
  44. Copy of cheque for $1.00, paid to John Holland, lifelong resident of Port Credit, as reimbursement by C.P.R. for expenses incurred as a result of the evacuation during the Mississauga train derailment
  45. Fire chief recalls derailment. The Booster, November 18, 2009
  46. Karl Barnhart - voice of the derailment. The Booster, November 18, 2009
  47. Residents recall night of the train wreck. Mississauga News, November 11, 2009
  48. Mississauga Railway Accident Broadcast News teletype, November 11, 1979
  49. Tested by fire: remembering the Mississauga Train Derailment. Heritage Mississauga, [2014]
  50. "The Mississauga Train Derailment November 10, 1979: our longest canteen run", by John Vogelaar, in Trumpet: the voice of the "Metro Toronto Multiple Alarm Association", vol. 5, no. 12
  51. 1979 Mississauga Train Derailment, from St. John Ambulance Yesteryears, chap. 2, "On duty … events and emergencies great and small"
  52. Envelope containing copies of 2 photos of Support Truck, "Big Red", Metropolitan Toronto Multiple Alarm Association, providing rehab for firefighters at the Derailment
  53. First-person stories wanted to lighten up derailment anniversary [opinion]. Mississauga News, June 13, 2019
  54. Letter dated July 27th, 2019, from G. A. Young, Peterborough, addressed to Mayor Bonnie Crombie and Archivist, Mississauga Public Library, concerning the 40th anniversary of the Mississauga Derailment of Nov. 10th/11th 1079
  55. A disaster doubleheader in the year of the derailment [opinion]. Mississauga News, August 22, 2019