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Archaeological Monitoring of the Construction of the Eastbound Component of the Provencher Paired Bridges

Quaternary Consultants Ltd.

Monitoring of mechanized excavation and drilling allowed for recovery of diagnostic artifacts and recording of stratigraphic profiles. Artifacts were recovered from 2 main periods of deposition: around World War I and post-1950. The following categories were represented: architectural objects; lighting and manufacturing equipment; medicine; communication; food processing; commerce; clothing; recreation; adornment; transportation; faunal and floral remains; storage, cooking, ornamental containers; dinnerware. A brief historical overview covers the early 1820s to 1955, and stratigraphy is detailed by layer.

Quaternary Consultants Ltd.. 2002. Archaeological Monitoring of the Construction of the Eastbound Component of the Provencher Paired Bridges. Winnipeg: Quarternary Consultants Ltd. Submitted to Wardrop Engineering Inc.. [ CRM monograph report (145pp)(HRB, MM) ]

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