Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax and Its People / 1749-1999

"Stiffened Treble Sling Bridge – constructed by 18th Coy. RE – Halifax, N.S.,Sept. 1897"

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The Royal Engineers provided the surveyors, architects, engineers, builders and contractors for all British army and navy installations throughout the Empire. From the earliest days of the community until the British forces left in 1906, the Royal Engineeers were always represented within the Halifax Garrison.

Photographer: Gauvin & Gentzell

Date: September 1897

Reference no.: H.E. Smith Nova Scotia Archives accession no. 1988-21 no. 2  / neg. no.: N-9494