It was an engineering feat of almost miraculous proportions and a design of spectacular elegance. Rare photographs and behind-the-scenes stories recall the politics, the struggles and the tragedies that made possible "the Eighth Wonder of the World. Written by
Did You Know?
We see a man falling claiming that he fell from the bridge, but the video was of Franz Reichelt jumping off the Eiffel Tower to show how is home-made parachute worked. See more