Sorry about the huge graphics, but some photos are worth it.
In no particular order . . .
Not the silver bridge! It fell down,
but there's Point Pleasant in the background.
Yikes. Hope this bridge is a good one.
Chief Cornstalk supposedly cursed
the town for 200 years when he was
Some blame the Mothman on him.
A view downtown from the
Silver Bridge Memorial.
Too bad the movie wasn't filmed here.
The infamous flood wall. The Mothman was sited
sitting on it - that never showed up in the movie.
Just down here was where the Silver Bridge
used to be.
A view looking from PP
toward the bridge out of town.
Where the bridge would've spanned the
Ohio river - check out the barge.
We found it odd that city council
and the mayor would put their names
on a plaque above the victim's
names on the bricks below.
46 dead. Some townsfolk
reported seeing mysterious lights
around the bridge supports before it fell,
and men-in-black supposedly were on the
The hayride through the TNT area
Check out the orbs - not dust, it was muddy.
CBS national news was there.
It was on Sunday morning 9/29/03
In the background is a guy dressed like the
Mothman, but note the orb in the lower left.
The line. By pure luck we ended up being in
In the distance beyond the bleachers is the
site of the old power plant where the sighting
first took place. The county has turned it into
a nature preserve and wouldn't allow the hayride
to go there :-(
Harris' Steakhouse. The movie restaurant
patterned after this place.
You gotta' eat here!
The man in white is John Keel.
He's the reporter that wrote
"The Mothman Prophecies".
you've read it you can guess why he's dressed in white.
doesn't look a thing like
Haunted, so they say.
Everyone needs a 1500 lb
steel Mothman statue in
their backyard, eh?
More movie props.
The local bank manager on the left,
and a strange woman that kept jumping
in my photos on the right. Sorry, honey
not really that strange, but then again
you did go to a
Mothman festival with me.
Nice lady, wish I'd gotten her name -
the bank manager that is.
I already know my wife's name.
kindly emailed me the name: Virginia "Jenny' Shaw of the Peoples Bank
located at 421 Main Street Point Pleasant, WV --- Thanks -- May