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0525: Doris C. Miller Papers
Marshall University Archives and Special Collections
The fallen David Brinkley bridge, Wayne, WV, Sept. 1970, showing the truck that hit the bridge, b&w. This bridge, across 12-Pole Creek at Wayne, county seat of Wayne County, WV, was named for TV newsman David Brinkley after his trip to Wayne during Kennedy's 1960 campaign trip. The bridge fell Sept. 22, 1970 after the truck struck a girder.
Subject Terms: Wayne, WV Brinkley Bridge David Brinkley Bridge Twelve Pole Creek Bridges Bridge failures Trucks
"The fallen David Brinkley bridge, Wayne, WV, Sept. 1970" (1970). 0525: Doris C. Miller Papers, 1915-1989. 89.