London, South Kensington
12 March 2008
THE THAMES TUNNEL OPENED THE 25 DAY OF MARCH 1843
showing the two entrances with a two bore walking tunnel 1200 feet long, also shown in cross section with gallopping horses--15.5in. x 20in. (39cm. x 51cm.)
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The Thames Tunnel was the first bored tunnel under a river. Construction started in 1825 and finished finally in 1843.
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