3.1.1.A | Opening of the Victoria Bridge for the Traffic.
Opening of the Victoria Bridge for the Traffic.
December 24, 1859, 19th century
Montreal Weekly Gazette
Mr. Hodges: "It is a most important event to the Company because it enables us to send on the traffic which is crowding upon us in thousand of tons, and which we would have been unable to carry had not the Bridge been completed just at the time when the cold of winter was closing up the natural channel."