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Title Irish Gap Bridge
Date 1952
Description View from under the Irish Gap Overpass, looking out at the Blue Ridge Mountains. The overpass is constructed of stone, and it allows the Blue Ridge Parkway to pass over Virginia State Route 605. The image was taken near milepost 37.5 at the end of Section 1E of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken by Abbie Rowe in 1952.
Location Location Name: Irish Gap Overpass
Parkway Milepost: 37.5
Latitude: 37.798333
Longitude: -79.218333
Creator Individual Abbie Rowe
Tags Amherst County (Va.)
Blue Ridge Mountains
Irish Gap (Va.)
Rockbridge County (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway