Hit Song Is About the 1979 Mississauga Train Derailment
A rock duo from Toronto called Death From Above 1979 released a track called “Trainwreck 1979” in 2014 that got massive radio play and the cool thing is it directly refers to the Mississauga train derailment of 1979.
Listen to the lyrics of the third verse and watch the video as you will see pins of Hazel McCallion and the City of Mississauga.
For more information on Canada's biggest evacuation in history, read Chemical Threat in Mississauga Causes Canada’s Biggest Evacuation in History, courtesy of Peel Art Gallery Museum + Archives (PAMA)
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