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The Herald-Dispatch

West Virginia Governor Hulett C. Smith prepares to get a closer view of the wreckage from the Silver Bridge collapse at Point Pleasant.

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.

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