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Title View of left side, looking south, showing detail of stone work
Date October 22, 1936
Description Photo shows construction work on the stone arch of Pine Creek Bridge #4 at mile post 224.1 in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway.. Taken by A. S. Burns on October 22, 1936.
Commentary This bridge is in the Cumberland Knob area, the first recreational area to be completed on the Blue Ridge Parkway. It features a picnic area, a trail system, and a visitor contact station. It remains one of the Blue Ridge Parkway's most popular areas. Construction on Section 2A was completed in 1939.
Location Location Name: Pine Creek Bridge #4
Parkway Milepost: 224.0
Latitude: 36.493942
Longitude: -80.967316
Creator Individual A.S. Burns
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Pine Creek bridges
Pine Creek (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway