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Title Irish Creek Railway
Title Note One of "tight places"
Date April 16, 1935
Description This image shows a bend in a railroad track, which is part of the Irish Creek Railway. Above the railway, there is a roadway cut into the mountainside, and there is an embankment constructed of rocks that runs from the roadway down to the railroad tracks. This image was taken near milepost 37 and Section 1F of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image was taken by Edward H. Abbuehl on April 16, 1935.
Location Location Name: Milepost 37
Parkway Milepost: 37.0
Latitude: 37.795853
Longitude: -79.212238
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Tags Photographs
Rockbridge County (Va.)
Rock embankments
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway