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Courtesy of James Casto The old Sixth Street Bridge opened to traffic in 1926.

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the fourteenth in a series of articles recalling vanished Huntington landmarks.

HUNTINGTON -- Collis P. Huntington, who founded the city of Huntington in 1871, foresaw the day his namesake town would need a bridge across the Ohio River. He even bought a plot of Ohio land for the purpose. But the city would be more than 50 years old before its first Ohio River bridge was constructed.


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