A view from one passenger pod to another on the London Eye.
The Eye’s rim is constructed of steel sections built in the Netherlands which were floated up the River Thames on barges and assembled in the horizontal position over the river. The rim is attached by tensioned steel cables to the central hub. Once the 120m circle was completed, the structure was hoisted slowly into the vertical position using a system of hydraulic strand jacks.
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