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The works at Tower Bridge in September 1890.

The works at Tower Bridge in September 1890.
The works at Tower Bridge in September 1890.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H5234
Description: The construction site of Tower Bridge in September 1890, after four years of construction, as depicted in the 'Illustrated London News'. Two massive piers had been sunk into the river bed to support the twin towers housing the lifting gear for the bascules. Work on the bases of the towers was now in progress. Tower Bridge was completed and opened in 1894.
Creator: 'Illustrated London News'
Date: 6 September 1890
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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