Who bought the london bridge

2nd, 2012 Newsbeat

London Bridge is a bridge in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. It was built in the s and formerly McCulloch purchased the bridge as a tourist attraction for Lake Havasu, which was then far from the usual tourist track. The idea was successful, . Several bridges named London Bridge have spanned the River Thames between the City of . In , in exchange for loans to Edward I, the City of London acquired the Charter for the maintenance of the bridge, based on the duties and. In , the London Bridge (years-old at the time) was discovered to be sinking into the Thames, unable to handle 21st century traffic.

Never underestimate the power of nursery rhymes. I'm sure I'm not the only person who thinks, whenever they cross a certain bridge over the. 45 years ago today, London Bridge was sold to American oil tycoon Robert P McCulloch for a cool $2,, The landmark was. How did London Bridge come to be one of the biggest tourist attractions in Some have come to believe that McCulloch had bought the wrong.

The story of how an American bought London Bridge and moved it to Arizona. The bridge over the River Thames that inspired 'London Bridge is purchased the bridge for $2,, (£1,,) at London's Guildhall.