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Caisson for the Rotherhithe Tunnel under cast at the Thames Ironworks.

Caisson for the Rotherhithe Tunnel under cast at the Thames Ironworks.
Caisson for the Rotherhithe Tunnel under cast at the Thames Ironworks.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H5009
Description: One of the huge caissons built by the Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Company for the Rotherhithe Tunnel in 1907. As with many firms of the time, the Thames Ironworks was typical in carrying out several types of work other than its main speciality.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1907
Credit line: Tower Hamlets Local History Library Collection
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