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The Poplar entrance to the Blackwall Tunnel, 1927.

The Poplar entrance to the Blackwall Tunnel, 1927.
The Poplar entrance to the Blackwall Tunnel, 1927.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H5103
Description: The Poplar entrance to the Blackwall Tunnel in 1927. Although the tunnel had already become a vital link, levels of road traffic were far smaller than they were to become. Today the tunnel handles volumes of traffic far greater than those envisaged by the designers and builders.
Creator: William Whiffin
Date: 1927
Credit line: Tower Hamlets Local History Library Collection
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