Museum shows newly discovered Galloping Gertie footage
GIG HARBOR, Wash. -- On Tuesday, people in Gig Harbor got to see rare footage of the narrows bridge Galloping Gertie falling down. The collapse happened Nov. 7, 1940 during heavy winds. A film was shown at the Harbor Museum Tuesday showing the collapse from the Gig Harbor side. Most of the footage of the collapse was taken from the Tacoma side.