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The Royal Engineers in Halifax

York Redoubt

Piers note: No. 256. York Redoubt: Position Hill, distant view, showing its relationship to the south end of York Redoubt. To left is part of loopholed West Wall (gorge of the work) and loopholed South Caponier with flanks of High Wall at its rear; then bushy part concealing the Stockade to the Main Magazine, which last can be barely detected about 1¾ inch from right margin of view, under Position Hill. The future site of Sandwich Battery is the far distant hill just over South Caponier. In foreground are a pond and ordinary stone-wall. About 1880. Looking South from westward of West Gate.

Date.: ca. 1880

Reference: Royal Engineers Nova Scotia Archives number 6996 (Piers 256)

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