|Title||Construction of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge near Tacoma, Washington, 1939 |
|Notes||Suspension bridge over the Tacoma Narrows in Puget Sound connecting Tacoma with Gig Harbor. Opened on July 1, 1940, it collapsed four months later due to wind-induced vibrations.|
On verso of image: 1939. 6, 400, 000, Narrows Bridge in Tacoma, Wash.
|Subjects (LCSH)||Tacoma Narrows Bridge (Tacoma, Wash. : 1940); Bridges--Washington (State)--Tacoma; Bridge construction--Washington (State)--Tacoma; Tacoma Narrows (Wash.); Straits--Washington (State) |
|Location Depicted||United States--Washington (State)--Pierce County--Tacoma Narrows |
|Digital Collection||Washington Localities Collection|
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|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division. |
|Repository Collection||Washington Localities Collection |
|Object Type||Postcard |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x512 ppi. 1999. |