N-0000.193.316.2 | G.T.R. bridge over the Ottawa River, Vaudreuil, QC, about 1860

 
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G.T.R. bridge over the Ottawa River, Vaudreuil, QC, about 1860
William Notman (1826-1891)
about 1860, 19th century
Silver salts on paper mounted on card - Albumen process
7.3 x 7 cm
Gift of Mr. James Geoffrey Notman
N-0000.193.316.2
© McCord Museum
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Keys to History

Beam bridges became particularly popular during the mid-19th century. Henceforth, they would be mainly used by railway companies. This bridge was built by the Grand Trunk Railroad Company over the Outaouais River at Vaudreuil.