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The Royal Engineers in Halifax

Dockyard, Halifax

Piers note: No. 347. Dockyard: South Gate, of sandstone, 1844-1883; outside of "ironstone" Wall, Bell Post, with roof of Official Residences. Shows railway track (fenced-off) between Water Street and the Wall. Looking North-northwest from outside. The gate here shown was built or rebuilt in 1844 and was replaced by present granite gate (see No. 333) in 1883; therefore this photograph must have been made in or shortly before 1883.

Date.: ca. 1883

Reference: Royal Engineers Nova Scotia Archives number 6848 (Piers 347)

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