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Editor's note: Color video of Spiral Bridge surfaces on YouTube

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Two readers wrote this week about a video on YouTube that I had to see.

After viewing the video, I was happy they wrote.

Both told me about color video from 1942 that is posted on YouTube of the Spiral Bridge in action. The video is part of a 10-minute-long segment on Minnesota.

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The segment on the Spiral Bridge comes at about 2 minutes, 30 seconds.

If you're like me and never had a chance to see the bridge in person, the high-quality color video is the best option out there to get a sense for what the bridge looked like. I'm sure there are other color photos and videos out there, but I haven't seen them. To see the video, go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPw6MKhgtdo or click the link to the right.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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