Silver Bridge Collapse: 49 Years Ago

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on December 15th, 2016

Shared from the Mothman Museum:

Right at this moment 49 year ago, the mighty Silver Bridge collapsed into the icy waters of the Ohio river, taking with it 46 innocent lives. The town of Point Pleasant was never quite the same after that horrific tragedy.

This is a rare color photograph of the aftermath.

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Also, we plan on honoring the victims of the Silver Bridge tragedy during Mothman Festival 2017, since it will be the 50th anniversary of the collapse. Many lives were lost that day and lifting them up in honor is the least we can do.

About Craig Woolheater
Co-founder of Cryptomundo in 2005. I have appeared in or contributed to the following TV programs, documentaries and films: OLN's Mysterious Encounters: "Caddo Critter", Southern Fried Bigfoot, Travel Channel's Weird Travels: "Bigfoot", History Channel's MonsterQuest: "Swamp Stalker", The Wild Man of the Navidad, Destination America's Monsters and Mysteries in America: Texas Terror - Lake Worth Monster, Animal Planet's Finding Bigfoot: Return to Boggy Creek and Beast of the Bayou.





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