Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Viaduct, form work pier #3
Date July 7, 1937
Description Photograph shows construction on the form work for pier #3 of the Laurel Fork Viaduct at mile post 248.9 in section 2D of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by L. M. H. on July 7, 1937.
Commentary Viaducts, like the one at Laurel Fork, employ a series of arches to form a bridge over roadways or waterways.
Location Location Name: Laurel Fork Viaduct
Parkway Milepost: 248.9
Latitude: 36.387934
Longitude: -81.259914
Creator Individual L.M.H.
Tags Ashe County (N.C.)
Laurel Fork Viaduct (N.C.)
Overpass construction
Wilkes County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway