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From the English fog to the heat of Arizona, there is only one step. Or the bet of an American industrialist ready to do anything to promote his city. A fine rain gave way to a thick mist covering London with a white veil. The double-decker buses follow one another, bordering on ten candelabra, a war treasure from the melting of Napoleon’s cannons. Although it withstood the bombardments of the Second World War, London Bridge looks bad at the end of 1967, and its 136 years are felt. Worse, it is sinking 3 millimeters a year under the weight of increasing traffic. The bridge must give way to modern and safer architecture. It’s time to retire. […] This article is reserved for our subscribers L’Usine Nouvelle Support expert journalism. Already subscribed? Connect YOUR INDICES source