Intercolonial Railway Bridge over the Nepisiguit River, New Brunswick

Black and white photograph of a railway bridge with granite piers over a river

photograph: Intercolonial Railway Bridge over the Nepisiguit River, New Brunswick, 1875. The Connolly Quarry (or Nepisiguit Quarry) near Bathurst is one of the oldest granite quarries in northern New Brunswick. It began operation in the 1860s. Some of the stone from this quarry was used to construct bridges for the Intercolonial Railway.

Alexander Henderson
Gift of Grace Busby and Louise Busby, 1935
1875
Bathurst, New Brunswick, CANADA
albumen print, mounted on card
25.1 x 36.2 cm
23338.28
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