Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Covered bridge near Floyd, VA Abutment failure
Date 1942
Description Image of the underfloor of a covered bridge near milepost 162, section 1R of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Photograph shows a bridge abutment dislodged. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters. Photographed by K.C.M. in 1942.
Location Location Name: Milepost 162
Parkway Milepost: 162.0
Latitude: 36.870996
Longitude: -80.282747
Creator Individual K.C.M.
Tags Bridge construction
Floyd County (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway