File:TowerBridgeLondonStereo.jpg

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Tower Bridge, London, England.

Scanned from stereocard, c. 1900

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Original caption text:

TOWER BRIDGE, LONDON, ENGLAND.

This remarkable bridge was built from 1886 to 1894, and consists principally of two towers which are standing in the river Thames and connected each with the nearest bank by a suspension bridge. The approach to the central part of the bridge is 1,099 feet long on the northern side and 891 feet on the southern. The central portion is a bascule bridge with a span of 280 feet, to permit the passage of the largest and highest ships. But in order not to interrupt the traffic of foot passengers, the towers contain staircases and elevators leading to the permanent truss bridges, 158 feet above the level of the river at high tide.

The bridge leads from the Tower and the mint over to the most densely populated part o fthe Surrey Side. The towers of the bridge were designed to match the Tower in their general style and the effect is a unique and interesting one.

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