Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Culvlert construction. Concrete mixing setup.
Date January 9, 1948
Description Image shows men working to construct a culvert. There is a rectangular wooden frame at the construction site, and on the ground near the frame there is a large pile of sand or cement and wheelbarrows for transporting the material. A few men appear to be operating a concrete mixer that is also set near the frame. There are more bags of material packed into the bed of a truck at the construction site. The image was taken near where Virginia State Route 43 crosses Little Stony Creek, near milepost 86 and Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken on January 9, 1948.
Location Location Name: Virginia State Route 43 at Little Stony Creek
Parkway Milepost: 86.0
Latitude: 37.440603
Longitude: -79.593044
Creator Individual W.D.L.
Tags Bedford County (Va.)
Construction equipment
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Road relocation
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway