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Progress of the works at Tower Bridge, February 1888.

Progress of the works at Tower Bridge, February 1888.
Progress of the works at Tower Bridge, February 1888.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H5233
Description: The Tower Bridge building site in February 1888, as depicted in the 'Illustrated London News'. The main task was to sink two shafts into the bedrock before the construction of the twin steel towers could begin. The bridge was finally completed in 1894.
Creator: 'Illustrated London News'
Date: 25 February 1888
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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