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The Impacts of the Railway

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The railway bridges

Intercolonial Bridge Trois-Pistoles

On the railway line, teams of labourers built immense bridges of wood and iron, some of which presented daunting technological challenges. A good example is the railway bridge that crosses the entire 1000-foot breadth of the mouth of the Trois-Pistoles River, perched on five 100 foot-high pillars.

Sandford Fleming. The Intercolonial. Montréal, Dawson Brothers Publishers. 1876. P. 146.876. p.146
1876
Trois-Pistoles, Quebec, CANADA
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