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Sunday, May 31, 2009

Big Ben celebrates its 150th birthday - Telegraph

Some great photographs and trivia to celebrate Big Ben's 150 years of duty. I used to love to cycle past it when I lived in London in the late 70s. I particularly liked the use of old pennies to advance and slow down the clock.

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6 comments:

Jayne said...

"...at the third stroke the populace will sing Happy Birthday..."

Colin Campbell said...

Not many 150 year old mechanical things still working well and being used 24/7 for their original purpose. Good job Big Boy.

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