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The Royal Engineers in Halifax

York Redoubt

Piers note: No. 85. York Redoubt: Main Magazine with its enclosing loopholed Stockade completed and Stockade connecting it with the fortification; also general view of the exterior of the Redoubt, showing the South Caponier with its high loopholed Wall and South Gate, the low loopholed Western Wall closing the gorge, the Tower and several Construction Buildings. All of these appear to be quite completed. 1873. Looking North-northeast towards the Tower and Ives Point, from just South of Main Magazine. Note enfilading tambour at the corner of the stockade in foreground.

Date.: 1873

Reference: Royal Engineers Nova Scotia Archives number 6984 (Piers 85) / negative N-2028

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