Other Reading // The Bridge That Crossed An Ocean

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It’s the bizarre tale of an old English landmark in a new town in the middle of the American desert – the time a successful engine designer decided to buy and transport London Bridge across the Atlantic.

Renowned engineer John Rennie might have designed the river crossing, but it was an inventor with an expertise of car superchargers, chainsaws and boat engines that rebuilt it in Lake Havasu City, Arizona.

The story, featured on the BBC website, is a mind-boggling tale of civil engineering, the American Dream and the ‘world’s largest antique’.
Read the full story here.


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