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Collection consists of two items: 1) One East Huntington Bridge Blueprint Binder (281 pages) Description: One light tan binder (19 x 12 in.) containing 281 pages of blueprints for the East Huntington Bridge located over the Ohio River and connecting WV 106 to OH 775. A reprint of the "West Virginia Department of Highways Plans for Construction" (State Project No. X306-106-0.00 07). The first page is inscribed: "W.Va. Dept. of Highways Project Engineer Stan Meadows gave these prints to Winslow Terry on Nov. 14, 1985"; 2) 1 each Photograph Album containing 163 photographs (5 x 3½ in.), a flattened penny, and a ceremonial brochure with four autographs.

Description: One red and gold photograph album containing 163 photographs of the construction of the East Huntington Bridge, its opening day ceremony, and the 1985 Marlinton, WV Flood. The bulk of the photographs detail the later construction of the bridge with the oldest dated photo beginning in December 1984. There are photographs of the opening day ceremony which was attended by then West Virginia Governor, Arch A. Moore Jr. The photograph album contains a flattened penny from the ceremony and four autographs including that of Governor Moore, Ray Barnhart (Federal Dept. of Transportation), L.B. Wickline (S.R.C. Project Engineer), and a fourth unidentified individual. The last roughly third of the photographs detail recovery efforts for the 1985 Marlinton Flood.


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Special Collections, Morrow Library
Marshall University
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
(304) 696-2343


Span Dates: 1984-1985