Video-Causal Analysis of the Tay River Bridge Collapse: 1879

On December 28, 1879, 75 people lost their lives while traveling from Southern Scotland to Dundee when crossing the River Tay. The 55 – 72 mph sustained winds caused are part of the cause, but what else could have been done to prevent this tragedy and what have we learned.

Corey Rasmussen

Corey is the Managing Director of the Mentored Engineer and owner of Rasmussen Designs. He received his BSME from Baylor University and holds a professional engineering license in North Carolina and Texas. He has been an engineer since 2002 with extensive experience in engineering design, fabrication and troubleshooting. He specializes in mobile equipment, hydraulic systems and machine design. He has two patents

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