In Pictures: Tower Bridge Captured From Some Interesting Angles

Will Noble
By Will Noble Last edited 7 months ago
In Pictures: Tower Bridge Captured From Some Interesting Angles

A new book, Pocket Photo Books: Tower Bridge, captures Tower Bridge from some illuminating angles. Here's a selection of our favourite images.

Steel arches under the north tower. © 2019 Harry Cory Wright
Inside the engine rooms on the south side of the bridge. © 2019 Harry Cory Wright
Staircases in the south tower. © 2019 Harry Cory Wright
A bridge lift in action. © 2019 Harry Cory Wright
The south-east cabin, which houses the original controls for lifting the bridge. © 2019 Harry Cory Wright
Side view of the south bascule counterweight, situated high up in the bascule chamber until the bridge is lifted. © 2019 Harry Cory Wright
The south tower viewed from the top of the north tower. © 2019 Harry Cory Wright
The south-east cabin, which houses the original controls for lifting the bridge. © 2019 Harry Cory Wright
A bridge lift in action. © 2019 Harry Cory Wright
Inside the accumulator tower beneath the south-east control cabin. © 2019 Harry Cory Wright
The vast bascule chamber, deep under the River Thames on the south side of the bridge, through which the bascule counterweights swing when the bridge is lifted. © 2019 Harry Cory Wright
Bolts needed for the maintenance of the bridge are carefully shelved by size, and jostle for storage space with vintage spare parts underneath the engine rooms. © 2019 Harry Cory Wright
Tower Bridge at sunset, framing the dome of St Paul’s Cathedral while the City of London continues to be developed nearby. © 2019 Harry Cory Wright

Pocket Photo Books: Tower Bridge is available to buy from 28 March 2019, published by Thames & Hudson, rrp £12.95

Last Updated 22 March 2019