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Sheldon Aubut's Minneapolis History

Sheldon Aubut's Minneapolis History
Amber L. Carter
Whether a fan or emotionally tied to Minneapolis or not, these postcards and historical photos are a fascinating peek into a glittering history.

The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
Amber L. Carter
The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is a feature of the Walker Art Center, and the Spoon & Cherry is perhaps one of the most recognizable landmarks of Minneapolis.

The Minneapolis Bridge Disaster

The Minneapolis Bridge Disaster

Stunning pictures of the collapse of this major eight lane bridge during the evening rush hour. In spite of the catastrophic failure of the bridge during evening rush hour, only 13 people were killed and 145 injured.

Amber L. Carter
The 2007 collapse of the I-35 Mississippi River bridge in Minneapolis killed 13 people and injured 145. The failure of the eight-lane, 1960s-era steel truss arch bridge was blamed on a design flaw that meant that a failure of a single structural element would bring down the entire bridge.

When a Bridge Falls: Disaster in Minneapolis | Retro Report | The New York Times

The collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis in 2007 killed 13 people and focused attention on the state of bridges across the nation.

Amber L. Carter
The collapse of the i-35 Bridge wasn't just a local and national disaster; it also started a national conversation about our crumbling infrastructure, which was timely (if perhaps overdue) considering the relatively raw tragedy of New Orleans + Hurricane Katrina.
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