January 29, 2019

Westwood Reads:  Dr. Ronald Mayville and the Molasses Tank Collapse

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

Sponsored by the Friends of the Westwood Public Library, this program is free and open to the public.

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