The History of Bridges covers the evolution of bridges, the various uses of bridges, and the four basic bridge designs – beam, arch, suspension, and pontoon. This fascinating production also includes spectacular photography and stories of famous bridges from all over the world. Highlighting the production is actual archival footage of “Galloping Gertie”, the famous Tacoma Narrows suspension bridge in Washington state that collapsed in 1940, just four months after it opened! A must watch for history and science buffs, students, teachers, and engineers.
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