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Third Richmond bridge

Item is a photograph of a man standing in front of the MacKenzie steel bridge in Richmond over the St. Francis River, probably taken around 1903-1910.

Inauguration of the third Richmond bridge

Item is a photograph of the inauguration of the MacKenzie steel bridge in Richmond over the St. Francis River on 25 May 1903, likely with MLA Peter S.G. MacKenzie in the foreground amongst the gathered crowd. Also visible is a horse and carriage.

Second Richmond bridge

Item is a photograph of the second bridge in Richmond over the St. Francis River, which stood from 1882 to 1901, until it was washed away from ice and flooding on April 7, 1901.

First Richmond bridge

Item is a photograph of the first bridge in Richmond over the St. Francis River, which stood from 1847 to about 1882. It was the longest wooden covered bridge in the Eastern Townships. Cords of wood are seen piled in the foreground of the photograph.