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Author Talk: The Molasses Tank Failure of 1919

On Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 7:00 p.m., Dr. Ronald Mayville, a Senior Principal at the structural engineering firm of Simpson, Gumpertz & Heger, will share his explanation of why the tank failed, and the lessons as a result of the disaster. Mayville has spent many years looking into what caused the failure of the molasses tank that created one of the worst disasters in Boston history.

All are welcome.