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Silver Bridge Collapse


May 19, 1928

The Silver Bridge, built by the American Bridge Company of Pittsburgh, opened to traffic

Dec 15, 1967

The Silver Bridge at Point Pleasant collapsed into the Ohio River, killing 46 people


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