Titlow Tales and Galloping Gertie

November 7, 2020 marks the 80th anniversary of the collapse of the first Tacoma Narrows Bridge, also known as “Galloping Gertie.” In honor of that anniversary, Dale Wirsing, a longtime Tacoma Historical Society board member, has been kind enough to share his memories of that day in the account that follows. It was in 1938 or thereabouts that Vern and Hazel Wirsing moved from Tacoma‚Äôs … Continue reading Titlow Tales and Galloping Gertie