• There’s a working drawbridge at the Tower of London, something not seen at the fortress since the 1970s. The bridge, which would have originally spanned a water-filled moat, was created in 1834 to allow munitions to be brought into the basement level of the White Tower from the wharf (the moat was drained in 1843 on the orders of the then-Constable, the Duke of Wellington). 263 more words
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DETROIT (WWJ/AP) - Officials say it could be late 2015 before a Detroit drawbridge that was damaged last year when it was lowered onto a passing Great Lakes freighter is working again. 154 more words
The Drawbridge has a reputation for filling itself with men and sports. In that respect it did not disappoint as we walked in to watch a Six Nations match between Wales and Scotland, spotting perhaps only five women on the premises, one of whom was with us and most of the rest behind the bar.
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