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Delisle Bridge on road to become history

DNMUM429800 | 1/12/2019 | Author : Shashank Rao | WC :1221

Dismantling of the ROB marks the end of an era. DNA takes a peek at its journey to a new beginning
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In 1918, according to the Indian Railways, the engineers from Great Britain fabricated one of the most difficult road over bridges and transported it to Mumbai, piece by piece, in a ship. Three years later, voila, one of the most complicated steel bridges was assembled which had walls made of black stone and was ‘T’ shaped. It connected the heart of mill land. Now, 98 years later its muscles and skeleton are slowly been hived off. In fact, by next month, it will vanish from the face of earth. DNA tries to capture its essence before it becomes history.
This bridge is above a chaotic street flanked by a railway station, chawls, skyscrapers, offices, shops, restaurants, shopping malls, pubs and markets. It was named after Lieute
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