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73 Years Ago Today: Epic Fail of Tacoma Narrows Bridge
On this day in 1940 the Tacoma Narrows Bridge had experienced that epic and infamous fail. And fortunately for those of us who weren't around back then, it got captured on film.
Watching the old Narrows Bridge buckle and sway like some sort of funhouse attraction is surreal year after year. And we're betting we won't be the only ones thinking about this sight the next time we drive over the Narrows.
On a day like today we're especially thankful for the marvels of modern engineering that keep our bridges right where they're supposed to be.
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