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    First Tacoma Narrows Bridge
    Creation Date: 1940
    Catalog ID: 2007.0.77.11
    Call Number: 2007.0.77.11
    Aerial view of the first Tacoma Narrows Bridge, Galloping Gertie, from the Gig Harbor side, with Tacoma in the upper half of the photo, and Mount Rainier in upper right corner, 1940.
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    Collection Item 87459
    Creation Date: ca. 1939
    Catalog ID: 2007.42.5
    Single piece of rebar with bands app. every 3/4". Curved, with one end twisted and curving back and to one side. Remnant from first Tacoma Narrows Bridge, 1939-1940.
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    Collection Item 62439
    Creation Date: ca. 1939
    Catalog ID: 2007.42.6
    Piece of steel rebar, roughly J shaped. Attached at bend are pieces of concrete. Remnant from first Tacoma Narrows Bridge, 1939-1940.
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    Collection Item 71059
    Creation Date: ca. 1939
    Catalog ID: 2007.42.7
    Piece of steel rebar with bands app. every 3/4". Piece bent into curved shape. Small bits of accretions on surfaces. Remnant from first Tacoma Narrows Bridge, 1939-1940.
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    Tacoma Narrows Bridge with reflection
    Creation Date: Feb. 14, 2007
    Catalog ID: 2007.70.6
    View from the south, looking at the third Tacoma Narrows Bridge, nearly finished with construction. Image shows reflection of the bridge in the waters of the Tacoma Narrows. Photograph taken near western shoreline, Gig Harbor, WA, on February 14, 2007.
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    concrete fragments attributed to the Tacoma Narrows Bridge
    Creation Date: Feb. 14, 2007
    Catalog ID: 2007.70.12
    Fragments of concrete and steel from the first Tacoma Narrows Bridge, as seen along the Gig Harbor high tide shoreline, western side of the Tacoma Narrows. One of these fragments was recovered and later featured as part of the exhibition "Bridging the Narrows" (3/31/07-11/18/07) at the WSHM. Photograph taken near western shoreline, Gig Harbor, WA.
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    Bridge Girder
    Creation Date: Feb. 14, 2007
    Catalog ID: 2007.70.18
    This image shows a rusted girder on the slope above the western shoreline of Gig Harbor, near the site where the first Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapsed in 1940. A team from WSHS inspected several pieces at this location, which were later recovered and featured as part of the exhibition "Bridging the Narrows" (3/31/07-11/18/07) at the WSHM. Photograph taken near western shoreline, Gig Harbor, WA.
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    Location of Shelters and Sheltered Areas for Tacoma [Civil Defense Map #5]
    Creation Date: May 1967
    Catalog ID: 2000.83.2
    Call Number: MAPB/WW/PIE/TACO/1967.3
    Civil defense map (no. 5) depicting nuclear fallout shelter locations in Tacoma, Wa., dated 1967. The map is double sided. Side one shows shelter locations in Tacoma, Southern/ southeastern area (south of 19th St. to Southern city limits); side two shows locations in the northern/northwestern area of Tacoma (including Point Defiance and Tacoma Narrows Bridge). The sheltered areas of the maps are illustrated in red.
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    Collection Item 76245
    Creation Date: 1939-1940
    Catalog ID: 1982.89.1
    Call Number: 1982.89.1
    Distant view of construction of the first Tacoma Narrows Bridge, Galloping Gertie, looking towards the sky. Two workers stand on a metal beam in photo center, with other beam construction in left half photo.
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    [salt and pepper shaker set]
    Creation Date: ca. 1970-2000?
    Catalog ID: 2016.4.2
    Salt and pepper shaker set, ca. 1970-2000? Both pieces are made of red clay and in the shape of cowboy boots with stitching, some deocration, creases across toe and black soles and heels. Right boot is slightly taller than left. Right boot has one hole at top and left boot has two holes. Attached to outer side of each near top is shield shape piece of plastic with gold background and black illustration of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. Printed above: Tacoma. Printed below: Washington. Round, white plastic stopper mounted into sole of each.