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Human ErrorWest Gate Bridge Collapse - Melbourne 1970

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At 11.50 am on 15 October 1970, a 112 m span of the West Gate Bridge, collapsed during construction. Approximately 2000 tonnes of steel and concrete came crashing down taking the lives of 35 workers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bucketeer

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 2/28/2010

last visited: 9/6/2014

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Human ErrorThe Southern Star Observation Wheel - Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Melbourne's answer to the London Eye. A 120m (390ft) Ferris wheel costing over AUS$100 million that was completed and then dismantled due to stress fractures in the metal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member themd

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 7/23/2010

last visited: 4/5/2015

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