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Howie McCormick

File photo/The Herald-Dispatch The Point Pleasant River Museum has acquired a collection of newspaper clippings, photographs and other remnants from the collapse of the Silver Bridge collapse on Dec. 15, 1967. One impressive piece is a replica of the bridge, which was built by the Federal Highway Administration while they were conducting their investigation on the collapse.

Gallery: Historical photos of the 1967 collapse of the Silver Bridge

Dec. 15, 2014 @ 12:05 PM

Photos related to the Silver Bridge at Point Pleasant and its collapse on Dec. 15, 1967.

Thirty-seven vehicles were on the bridge when it fell into the Ohio River. Forty-six people died, and nine others were seriously injured.