London Bridge

Our long stay in Laughlin was a record (other than my mother’s house) and we were sure ready to leave the last few days.  It was so windy we couldn’t leave the slide out due to the awning flapping and keeping us awake.  We were a little apprehensive to drive in such wind today but it was a tail wind and we hardly noticed it driving south.  We stopped in Lake Havasu City to see the London Bridge.  There’s a very nice walk under the bridge that goes for a ways in either direction plus we walked over the bridge too and then down to the other side.  The following information about London Bridge is from Wikipedia:
London Bridge is a bridge in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, United States, that is based on the 1831 London Bridge that spanned the River Thames in London, England until it was dismantled in 1967. The Arizona bridge is a reinforced concrete structure clad in the original masonry of the 1830s bridge, that was bought by Robert P. McCulloch from the City of London. McCulloch had exterior granite blocks from the original bridge numbered and transported to America, in order to construct the present bridge in Lake Havasu City, a planned community he established in 1964 on the shore of Lake Havasu. The bridge was completed in 1971 along with a canal, and links an island in the lake with the main part of Lake Havasu City.
Mr. McCulloch made a wise investment buying and relocating the bridge because Lake Havasu City now has 22,000 people. 

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