43 Remarkable Photos Of Famous Things Being Built

Historic construction projects. Curated for BuzzFeed by Retronaut.

1. Tower Bridge, c.1893.

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3. Tyne Bridge, c.1927-28.

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7. Statue Of Liberty, 1870s.

10. The Capitol, 1860s.

16. The Titanic, 1909-11.

22. Christ The Redeemer, Rio, 1926-1931.

25. Mount Rushmore, 1933.

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29. Golden Gate Bridge, 1933-37.

33. Empire State Building, 1929-31.

36. Hoover Dam, 1931-36.

38. Lincoln Memorial, 1914-22.

39. Neuschwanstein Castle, Bavaria, 1868-1884.

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43. One Chase Manhattan Plaza, New York, 1955.

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Luke Lewis is the Executive Editor of BuzzFeed UK and is based in London.
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