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Silver Bridge, Suspension bridge in Ohio, USA.

Description: The Silver Bridge was an eyebar-chain suspension bridge built in 1928 and named for its silver color.

History: It collapsed on December 15, 1967, leading to the deaths of 46 people.

Culture: The bridge's collapse had a significant impact on local communities and led to major changes in national bridge inspection standards.

Practical: Today, the Silver Memorial Bridge stands near the original location, serving as a vital transportation link.

Did you know ?: The Silver Bridge is often linked with the Mothman legend, a popular folklore in the Point Pleasant area.

Location: West Virginia

Official opening: May 30, 1928

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Silver Bridge Suspension bridge in Ohio, USA.

The Silver Bridge was an eyebar-chain suspension bridge built in 1928 and named for its silver color.

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Silver Bridge
Silver Bridge Suspension bridge in Ohio, USA.
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Point Pleasant Rail Bridge Railway bridge in the United States of America

The Point Pleasant Rail Bridge spans the Ohio River between West Virginia and Ohio.

USA 125 m
Point Pleasant Rail Bridge
Point Pleasant Rail Bridge Railway bridge in the United States of America
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Point Pleasant Historic District Historic district in West Virginia, United States

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Point Pleasant Historic District
Point Pleasant Historic District Historic district in West Virginia, United States
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Silver Memorial Bridge Steel bridge in the United States of America

The Silver Memorial Bridge is a cantilever bridge made of steel, connecting West Virginia to Ohio.

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