Tacoma Narrows Bridge Collapse "In Color"

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We are all familiar with the first Tacoma Narrows Bridge a.k.a. "The galloping Gertie", a long suspension bridges in the U.S. state of Washington, which spans accross the Tacoma Narrows between Tacoma and the Kitsap Peninsula. We also know of its demise when on November 7, 1940, at approximately 11:00 AM it became famous for its wind-induced structural collapse that was caught on motion picture film. What is least known about the collapse is that it was also captured in "color".

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I would expect if you looked closer at the tarmac you'd see it was indeed crazed all over. It's just that the bits would be likely to stay in place as there was no compelling reason for them to move sideways, being locked in by their neighbours.

After all, the actual twist in degrees per meter length of bridge is quite small. It looks much more dramatic in some shots because of the compression of perspective from the telephoto lens.
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Also from the Wikipedia entry: "Tubby, a black male cocker spaniel dog, was the only fatality of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge disaster. Leonard Coatsworth, a Tacoma News Tribune photographer, was driving with the dog over the bridge when it started to vibrate violently. Coatsworth was forced to flee his car, leaving Tubby behind. Professor Farquharson and a news photographer attempted to rescue Tubby, but the dog was too terrified to leave the car and bit one of the rescuers. Tubby died when the bridge fell, and neither his body nor the car were ever recovered."
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