On this day: London on Fire

This photograph, showing smoke and fire drifting across Tower Bridge and the River Thames in London after a German bombing raid, was taken on the 7th of September, 1940.

This was the first major Nazi attack on the city in the Second World War.

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Second World War Two Picture taken during first mass air raid on London 7th September 1940 describes more than words ever could, the scene in London's dock area. Tower Bridge against a b

On this day: Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge, London’s most recognisable bridge (and frequently – incorrectly – identified as London Bridge by tourists), photographed here under construction on the 28th of September, 1892.

View of Tower Bridge construction works, September 28th 1892.