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Tay Bridge, Collapse

Collapse Tay Bridge 28 Dec 1879 19:32 GMT (+0:00) Rating: A

Tay Bridge, United Kingdom 56N28, 3W00

Notes: 1 000 yards of the Bridge (opened 31-5-1878) collapsed during a storm taking a train with it and killing 75 people.

Source: David Hamblin quoted – Guardian- 12-12-1979 [original AA database] https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tay_Bridge_disaster [Mark Okrasa]

AA Ref: 728