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On this episode of Tracks Through Time, Deputy Editor Brielle Jaekel tells the story of the collapse of the Silver Bridge and its mysterious history, followed by an interview with Tracy W. Brown, a West Virginia DOT state bridge engineer. 

Find out more about the actual collapse, what residents saw leading up to it and how the event permanently changed safety regulations for bridge construction.

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