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The tall support structure is covered by construction beams.
A crane and other construction equipment surrounds the construction site. The bridge looks at Larkin Meador farm, pictured to the left, and up Pipestem Creek.
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.
Looking at the beginning of a reservoir created by the Bluestone Dam. To the right of the area pictured is the mouth of the Bluestone River.
Looking over the reservoir created by  Bluestone River Dam from the 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.
Large supporting structures tower over a smaller bridge connecting a dirt road.
The bridge's name was later changed to "Lilly Bridge".
Parts of the bridge are pictured in the Bluestone River waters below.
Unidentified workers gather supplies and dress in proper gear. 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.
Part of the bridge fell during its construction in 1948. Steel pieces sit in the mouth of the Bluestone River.
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 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.
Large trucks sit below the construction. The support beams for the new bridge tower over the automobiles.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
Three men observe the damage after the span of the bridge collapsed into the mouth of the Bluestone River.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.
Burning steel girders cut into so that it can be removed from the mouth of the Bluestone River.
A small bridge is towered over by support beams that will hold the new Bluestone High Bridge.
Construction equipment sits beside the newly constructed bridge. The setting is the site of the future Bluestone High Bridge. In the background is the Meador home.
The unidentified man poses beside a car on top of the newly completed bridge over the mouth of the Bluestone River.
The unidentified men stand at the site located above the mouth of the Bluestone River.
A group of unidentified men stand beside the construction equipment at the site of the bridge to go over the mouth of the Bluestone River.
Man in the center is Luther Greene. His associates are unidentified.
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.
Partial view of the Bluestone Bridge in Summers County.
View of the Bluestone Bridge from underneath.
View of post under Bluestone Bridge in Summers County.
'Bluestone Bridge spanning Bluestone River. It is said to be the highest bridge in the world of its type of construction.'
Distant view of the Bluestone Bridge in Summers County.
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.
Church pictured in the distance. The area is about one mile south of Bluestone River Dam.