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Blackwall Tunnel

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One of the many crossings under the river Thames. The tunnel completed in 1897 was the first Blackwall tunnel and the lead engineer was Sir Alexander Binnie, constructors S. Pearson and Son; it was dug using a pneumatic shield.

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