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Tower Bridge construction
Tower Bridge construction
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Tower Bridge construction
The long suspension chains being built from the South Tower are surrounded by scaffolding. In the centre of the tower is a long jibbed crane which lifts the chain sections into place. The permanent shore span will eventually be hung from these chains using tie rods.
1892 September 24
London Metropolitan Archives
Tower Bridge Construction
Wright, William Edward & Sons
This is part of a collection of fifty photographs taken c. 1891 to 1894 during the construction of Tower Bridge. They are part of Tower Bridge deposited records held at LMA. All fifty photographs form a COLLAGE collection: 'Tower Bridge Construction Photographs' (Record numbers 323335 to 323384). Another copy of record number 323341.
30 cm
24 cm
river view