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Title Bridge 4, excavation site
Date August 22, 1936
Description Photograph shows a piece of machinery labeled "BuCyrus Erie" at a bridge excavation site in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Commentary Construction of bridge 4 at site of excavation in woods and/or forests. Taken on August 22, 1936 by W.D. Stanton. Picture from the North Carolina State Archives. Picture labeled "ahead at site of excavation for bridge #4."
Location Location Name: Milepost 224
Parkway Milepost: 224.0
Latitude: 36.495382
Longitude: -80.967075
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Bridge construction
Construction equipment
Land construction
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives