Monument, Fish Street Hill, City of London. c 1880. Fish Street Hill looking south.

Monument, Fish Street Hill, City of London. c 1880. Fish Street Hill looking south.

11 Incredible Pictures From The Great Smog Of 1952

11 Incredible Pictures From The Great Smog Of 1952

These chilling images were taken during London’s Great Smog of For four days the city of London was blanketed by a poisonous smog that reduced visibility to a few yards and led to an estimated fatalities. From NPR: Roads were littered with abandoned cars.

The former bridgekeeper’s house on Tower Bridge, c. 1900

The former bridgekeeper’s house on Tower Bridge, c. 1900

circa 1890: Traffic on London Bridge. (Photo by London Stereoscopic Company/Getty Images)

circa 1890: Traffic on London Bridge. (Photo by London Stereoscopic Company/Getty Images)

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