The following books and articles on the Silver Bridge Tragedy can be found at the Archives and History Library.


Barker, Gray. The Silver Bridge. Clarksburg, West Virginia, Saucerian Books, 1970.
F B255.

Tribe, Ivan M. "Songs of the Silver Bridge," Goldenseal, Volume 5, Number 4.

The West Virginia Ohio River Bridge Company. Silver bridge Over the Ohio River: Completing the Ohio-West Virginia Trail by Way of the Kanawha Valley in West Virginia, s. l., The West Virginia Ohio River Bridge Company, n.d.
624.28 S587 Pam.

United States National Transportation Safety Board. Highway Accident Report: Collapse of U. S. 35 Highway Bridge, Point Pleasant, West Virginia, December 15, 1967. Springfield, Virginia, National Technical Information Service, 1971.
624.55 U58


"1928 Clip About Silver Bridge Ominous," Beckley Post-Herald, 7-25-1968.
"25 Years Later, Bridge Collapse Still Haunts WV Town," Charleston Gazette-Mail, 12-13- 1992.
"8 More Bodies Found; Bridge Toll Reaches 13," Charleston Gazette, 12-18-1967.
"Before Disaster Struck," Charleston Gazette, 12-16-1967.
"Bridge Plates," Point Pleasant Register, 10-5-1970.
"Bridge Disaster Toll May Reach 46; Shocked Pt. Pleasant Seeking Dead," Charleston Daily Mail, 12-16-1967.
"Bridge Toll: 16 Dead, 44 Missing," Point Pleasant Register, 12-18-1967.
"Bridge Had Developed Crack Prior to '67," Keyser News-Tribune, 7-16-1974.
"Bridge Damage Trail Recessed to October 21," Martinsburg Journal, 7-17-1974.
"Bridge Fell Like Card Deck; Fantastic, Witnesses Relate," Charleston Daily Mail, 12-16- 1967.
"Bridge Tragedy Brings Memories," Charleston Gazette-Mail, 1-7-1968.
"Claims in Silver Bridge Disaster May be Increased," Fairmont Times-West Virginian, 11-18- 1973.
"I Looked Up...The Bridge Disappeared, Teacher Says," Charleston Gazette, 12-16- 1967.
"Like A Deck of Cards, Fall of Silver Bridge Happened 20 Years Ago," Charleston Daily Mail, 11-26-1987.
"Masked, The Waters of Ohio Conceal Extent of Tragedy," Charleston Gazette-Mail, 12-17- 1967.
"Now I Know What It's Like to Drown," Charleston Gazette, 12-16-1967.
"Ohio Tragedy Second Bridge Disaster This Year," Charleston Gazette-Mail, 12-17- 1967.
"Pictured-Coast Guardmen Survey Dangling Superstructure," Charleston Gazette-Mail, 12- 17-1967.
"Pictured-Dedication of Silver Bridge on May 28, 1928," Tyler Star News, 1-4-1968.
"Pt. Pleasant Span Collapses, 70 Vehicles Plunge Into River," Charleston Gazette, 12-16- 1967.
"Recovery Mason Bridge Task Starts Today; 8 Dead, 46 Missing," Charleston Gazette-Mail, 12-17-1967.
"Rookie Reporter Remembers Tragedy," Charleston Gazette, 12-13-1987.
"Silver Bridge, Some Recall Collapse Vividly, Others Can't Imagine It Happened," Charleston Gazette, 12-13-1987.
"Silver Bridge Fall Unique in History of Transportation," Charleston Daily Mail, 2-29- 1968.
"Silver Bridge Two Survivors of Tragedy That Killed 46 Can't Erase Memories of 10 Years Ago," Bluefield Daily Telegraph, 12-15-1977.
"Silver Bridge Tragedy: Salvage Work Ended, But Dragging to Continue...," Charleston Daily Mail, 1-4-1968.
"Silver Bridge Awards Made," Charleston Gazette, 8-14-1973.
"Silver Bridge Disaster Claims Draw $950,000," Herald-Dispatch, 8-14-1973.
"Silver Bridge Liability Disclaimed by WV," Herald-Dispatch, 10-18-1973.
"Silver Bridge Case Nearing End in Kanawha," Logan Banner, 3-25-1975.
"Silver Bridge Safety Factors Were Too Low Engineer Says," Fairmont-Times West Virginian, 12-10-1974.
"Silver Memorial Bridge, Dedication Edition," Point Pleasant Register, 12-15-1969.
"State Checks Responsibility for Point Pleasant Calamity," Charleston Gazette-Mail, 12-17- 1967.
"The Days Before the Silver Bridge," Jackson Herald, 1-16-1969.
"Trial Opens in Silver Bridge Claim," Huntington Advertiser, 7-15-1974.
"Twisted Wreckage Marks Bridge Tragedy," Charleston Daily Mail, 12-16-1967.

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