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The Tacoma Narrows Bridge(s) Click to continue…. The original Tacoma Narrows Bridge was built between November 1938 and July 1, 1940.

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1 The Tacoma Narrows Bridge(s) Click to continue…

2 The original Tacoma Narrows Bridge was built between November 1938 and July 1, 1940

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4 November 7, 1940 Professor Farquharson was there to witness and document the spectacular collapse of what had been the third longest suspension bridge in the world with the longest single span in the country. In the aftermath many theories were discussed concerning the cause of the bridge's collapse. Ultimately an investigative board for the Washington State Toll Bridge Authority announced the failure was due to the bridge's design reacting to the wind in the Narrows

5 Second Tacoma Narrows Bridge showing concrete construction work, ca Rebirth

6 What is this, emerging next door ?

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8 Spawn of No.Two ?

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10 New bridge expected to open 2007

11 Click here to return to: Grand Opening of the New Tacoma Narrows Bridge Grand Opening of the New Tacoma Narrows Bridge


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