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20 Famous World Landmarks Photographed Before They Were Completed

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Every year millions of people travel around the globe to visit these famous landmarks which means they're probably some of the most photographed spots on earth, but have you ever wondered what these locations looked like whilst they were being built?.

Many of them were built from the late 1920's and into the late 1930's when cameras weren't so readily available as they are today. Luckily for us however people still look the time to document the building process of many structures that have gone on to become famous the world over and it's fascinating.

1. The Empire State Building, New York, 1931

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Lewis Wickes Hine / New York Public LibraryRead

2. The Statue of Liberty, New York, 1885

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Wikimedia Commons

3. The Eiffel Tower, Paris, 1888

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Public Domain

4. Tower Bridge, London, 1892

Public Domain

Public Domain

5. U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C., 1861

Library Of Congress

Library Of Congress

6. Flatiron Building, New York, 1902

Library Of Congress

Library Of Congress

7.  Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C., 1920

The U.S. National Archives

The U.S. National Archives

8. The Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, 1936

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9. Chrysler Building, New York, 1930

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AP

10. Christ The Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, 1931

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Creative Commons

11. Hoover Dam, Arizona, United States, 1932

Library of Congress

Library of Congress

12. Mount Rushmore, South Dakota, 1933

U.S. National Park Service

U.S. National Park Service

13. Space Needle, Seattle, 1961

14. Gateway Arch, St. Louis, 1965

AP

AP

15. Sydney Opera House, 1966

16. World Trade Centres, New York, 1970

Ed Ford / AP

Ed Ford / AP

17.  Luxor, Las Vegas, 1993

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Wikimedia commons

18. Petronas Towers, Malaysia, 1995

C.f.tham / Associated Press

C.f.tham / Associated Press

19. The Burj Khalifa, Dubai, 2008

Imre Solt

Imre Solt

20. One World Trade Centre, New York, 2012

Mario Tama / Getty Images

Mario Tama / Getty Images

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