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
The Silver Bridge was an eyebar-chain suspension bridge built in 1928 and named for its silver color.
The Point Pleasant Rail Bridge spans the Ohio River between West Virginia and Ohio.
The Silver Memorial Bridge is a cantilever bridge made of steel, connecting West Virginia to Ohio.
Fort Randolph was a small log fort situated at the confluence of the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers.