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Title Culvert construction. Covering top slab for protection against weather.
Date January 9, 1948
Description Image shows a group of men at a construction site. They are placing boards over the top slab of a concrete culvert to protect it from the weather. The cover may help trap the warm air produced by drying concrete and help protect the drying concrete from the cool outside air. 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.)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Road relocation
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway