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The 2 Towers In The 1951 Festival of Britain

SkylonThe 1951 Festival of Britain had 2 interesting towers.

The web got additional information on the Skylon,

Festival of BritainThe other tower on the Festival site was the Shot Tower. Again through the wonders of the internet here’s all about it, In the photo from Terry Whalebone’s Flickr site, shows the Shot Tower on the left.

  • Later image of the  Shot Tower after the Festival had ended
  • Shot Tower description in Wikipedia
  • In Festival of Britain Lighthouse by Mycetes provides both explanation and some history of the Shot Tower