The Tacoma Narrows bridge, aka “Galloping
Gertie” collapsed in 1940 due to high winds
 combined with poor construction. 
A replacement bridge was delayed until 1950, due
to labor and materials shortages during WWII.
In the foreground are old pilings left from the
temporary ferry that ran customers from one
side of the Narrows to the other.  The second
bridge was finished in 2007. 
One of my favorite Seattle moments, on the Bremerton
ferry, reading the Sunday Seattle Times, drinking coffee.
Lunch with Mom at Steamers in Tacoma.
Delicate paper mache fish lights decorate the
Dahlia Lounge.
Dinner with Sarah and Mark at the Dahlia Lounge
in Seattle.  Copper River salmon, anyone?


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