Tower Bridge Pocket Photo Book
Designed by Sir Horace Jones and engineer Sir John Wolfe Barry over a period of eight years, Tower Bridge was the largest and most advanced bascule bridge ever completed when it opened in 1894. This Victorian masterpiece remains one of London’s defining landmarks. This compelling album of photographs allows us to experience the awe-inspiring structure of Tower Bridge in exquisite detail, from the intricate machinery and original mechanisms inside the control rooms and secret corridors, to the great cavernous space within the bascule chamber. It includes an interview with Senior Technical Officer Glen Ellis, who shares his own daily experience of lifting the bridge, evoking an incredibly vivid sense of ‘being there’.
Publisher: Thames and Hudson Ltd