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First High-Profile Use of Google's My Maps?

mb [PersonRank 2]

Monday, April 30, 2007
15 years ago3,350 views

Early Sunday morning, a gasoline tanker exploded on a busy highway bridge in San Francisco. The heat caused the bridge to collapse, blocking two major highways.

According to the San Francisco Chronicle's blog (

"Reader John Baynham says 'I was having trouble figuring out exactly where the crash site was so I created a Google map outlining the collapsed sections.'"

His public Google Map can be found here:,-122.293378&spn=0.004602,0.008154&t=h&msid=105631791536387153519.000001123e2ee960ddb0c&msa=0

There's also amateur YouTube video showing the fire that caused the collapse:

marianne [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

You can find a nice Google My Map with all the detours here:

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