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Archaeological Monitoring of the York Avenue Underpass Reconstruction Project

Quaternary Consultants Ltd.

Monitoring of mechanized excavation yielded Precontact artifacts (60) representing the periphery of encampments previously identified (correlated with a horizon that has been radiocarbon dated to 580±70 years ago) from the following categories: ceramic, lithic, and faunal remains. Industrial Period (1870-1888) and Railway (1888-1988) artifacts (146) were also recovered from the following categories: architectural objects; lighting and manufacturing equipment; clothing; housewares; faunal remains; ceramic and glass storage and ornamental containers; and dinnerware. Stratigraphy is discussed in detail, and appendices include an artifact catalogue.

Quaternary Consultants Ltd.. 1998. Archaeological Monitoring of the York Avenue Underpass Reconstruction Project. Winnipeg: Quarternary Consultants Ltd. Submitted to Stanley Consulting Group Ltd.. [ CRM report (36pp)(HRB, MM) ]

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