The Castleavery Explosion

Nancy McLennan and Chris Newton

1987, 26:00 minutes, colour, English


The Castleavery Explosion is a true story drama of a farm accident that killed four men. The pioneers of a farming district in Manitoba stopped using steam and returned to horse-power after the horrible explosion of a steam boiler.
It happened on the morning of October 24, 1889.

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