Ironworkers Memorial Bridge
The collapse of the Second Narrows Bridge being built across Burrard Inlet on June 17, 1958, claimed nineteen lives. It remains the worst industrial accident in the history of Vancouver. Since 1994, the collapse has been remembered by renaming the bridge the Ironworkers Memorial Second Narrows Crossing.
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Ironworkers Memorial Bridge Tribute
Interviews and archival footage remember the nineteen lives lost during the collapse of the Second Narrows Bridge in 1958. The bridge is now known as the Ironworkers Memorial, Length: 10:05
61st Anniversary: June 17, 2019
Jamieson, Eric. Tragedy at Second Narrows: The Story of the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge, Madeira Park: Harbour Publishing, 2008.