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Hardly anyone knows that a secret tunnel runs deep beneath the Atlantic Ocean. In May 2008, more than a century after it was begun, the tunnel was finally completed. An extraordinary optical device called a Telectroscope was installed at both ends which miraculously allowed people to see right through the Earth from London to New York and vice versa. On 15th June, having helped more than 50,000 people establish or rekindle transatlantic friendships, the Telectroscopes vanished, as mysteriously as they had first appeared.

A panaoramic view of the Telectroscope, The Mayor’s office and London Bridge in silhouette. A couple are glancing at the device as the walk past.

A very special visitor spent her birthday at the Telectroscope in London on 14th June…

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Your comments…

We all really enjoyed our trip to the telectroscope – it was very moving to see my baby niece, I nearly cried! Thanks again.

Kitty

London

What a fantastic piece of public art. Please, please don’t remove it from More London – can it not be a permanent fixture? I want to make many more visits.

Louisa

London

Amazing discoveries…

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This blow torch was discovered when the transatlantic tunnel was reopened a few years ago. It would have belonged to one of the original workforce, many of whom came from Liverpool.

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