5 Rare Photos Taken During The New River Gorge Bridge Construction That Will Simply Astound You

One of the most iconic structures in West Virginia is the New River Gorge Bridge. Most of us know the structure in its completed form, but what did it look like as it was being constructed? Below are some rare images captured while it was still being built.

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Have you been to the New River Gorge Bridge? Do you remember a time before it was erected? Feel free to comment below and join the discussion.

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