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Large supporting structures tower over a smaller bridge connecting a dirt road.
The bridge was formerly known as "Bluestone High Bridge" before its name was changed to what it is today. The structure stands tall over the river.
The bridge's name was later changed to "Lilly Bridge".
Parts of the bridge are pictured in the Bluestone River waters below.
The tall support structure is covered by construction beams.
The unidentified men stand at the site located above the mouth of the Bluestone River.
A small bridge is towered over by support beams that will hold the new Bluestone High Bridge.
Burning steel girders cut into so that it can be removed from the mouth of the Bluestone River.
Part of the bridge fell during its construction in 1948. Steel pieces sit in the mouth of the Bluestone River.
Five workmen killed and four injured when the 300-ton span buckled and folded downward into the river. A week after the collapse the men began dismantling the twisted span, using a never before used technique by burning the steel beams with chemicals.
Workers make their way out into the water to repair the damage.Five workmen killed and four injured when the 300-ton span buckled and folded downward into the river. A week after the collapse the men began dismantling the twisted span, using a never before used technique by burning the steel beams with chemicals.
Five workmen killed and four injured when the 300-ton span buckled and folded downward into the mouth of Bluestone River. A week after the collapse the men began dismantling the twisted span, using a never before used technique by burning the steel beams with chemicals.
The damage of the accident can be seen on the right. A small group of people observe from the dirt path below.Five workmen killed and four injured when the 300-ton span buckled and folded downward into the river.
A close-up look at the bent bridge steel.A week after the collapse the men began dismantling the twisted span, using a never before used technique by burning the steel beams with chemicals.Five workmen killed and four injured when the 300-ton span buckled and folded downward into the mouth of Bluestone River.
A close-up look at the bent bridge steel.A week after the collapse the men began dismantling the twisted span, using a never before used technique by burning the steel beams with chemicals.Five workmen killed and four injured when the 300-ton span buckled and folded downward into the mouth of Bluestone River.
Ground view of the disaster.Five workmen killed and four injured when the 300-ton span buckled and folded downward into the mouth of Bluestone River.A week after the collapse the men began dismantling the twisted span, using a never before used technique by burning the steel beams with chemicals.
A close-up look at the bent bridge steel.A week after the collapse the men began dismantling the twisted span, using a never before used technique by burning the steel beams with chemicals.Five workmen killed and four injured when the 300-ton span buckled and folded downward into the river.
An unidentified man climbs up the collapsed structure.A week after the collapse the men began dismantling the twisted span, using a never before used technique by burning the steel beams with chemicals.Five workmen killed and four injured when the 300-ton span buckled and folded downward into the river.
The men stand on the collapsed structure.A week after the collapse the men began dismantling the twisted span, using a never before used technique by burning the steel beams with chemicals.Five workmen killed and four injured when the 300-ton span buckled and folded downward into the mouth of Bluestone River.
Lilly Bridge, formerly known as Bluestone High Bridge, is pictured spanning across the mouth of the river.
The bridge, formerly known as Bluestone High Bridge, crosses over the mouth of the river.
Looking over the reservoir created by  Bluestone River Dam from the dirt road.