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Unseen Images of Tower Bridge Under Construction

09-July-2011
09-July-2011 0:00
in Tower Bridge
by Peter Berthoud

These images show Tower Bridge under construction in the 1880s.

They were saved from a skip many years ago by a neighbour of mine. The skip was outside the former offices of one of the original contractors.

He has kindly scanned them and agreed that I can share them here.

Tower Bridge under construction

Tower Bridge under construction

Tower Bridge under construction

Tower Bridge under construction

Tower Bridge under construction

Tower Bridge under construction

Tower Bridge under construction

Tower Bridge under construction

There are a total of 20 images in the set. A further six are published here

Some details about the bridge, which celebrates the 125th anniversary of its foundation this year, from the Tower Bridge website here.

 

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