Tacoma Narrows Bridge History Website
Tacoma Narrows Bridge resources

 
   
 

The Bridge as a Connection

 
Why were the
bridges built?
 

The Bridge as Machine

 
How did they
build the bridges?
 

The Bridge as Art

 
Why do the bridges
look like they do?
  People of the Bridge
 
Who designed
the bridges?
Resources


A Tale of Three Bridges - 2007

The New Tacoma Narrows Bridge

 
A manmade canyon.

A manmade canyon. The eastern (Tacoma) anchorage was built into a site excavated almost 65 feet deep. The man standing at the top right of the photo is dwarfed by the hole that was filled with reinforced concrete, shortly thereafter. Summer 2003

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