Guyandotte C&O Railroad bridge, Jan. 1913

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Cabell-Wayne Historical Society Collection

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Marshall University Archives and Special Collections

Date

1-1-1913

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1975.06.0099, Box 03, Series IIIa, Folder 03, Item 06:Guyandotte C&O Railroad bridge, Jan. 1913, b & w The bridge collapsed New Years Day, 1913, after C&O train No. 99 crashed through the center span. Engineer Charles "Shorty" Webber and six bridge workers were killed. High water with logs undermined the falsework (temporary bridge supports.)

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1975.06.0099.03.3A.03.06

Guyandotte C&O Railroad bridge, Jan. 1913

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