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Title Underside of Viaduct
Title Note Pine Creek Bridge No. 7
Date May 18, 1937
Description Photograph shows the underside of the viaduct at Pine Creek Bridge #7 at mile post 225 in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Edward H. Abbuehl on May 18, 1937.
Commentary Viaducts are a specialized type of bridge used in several areas of the Blue Ridge Parkway - they are an elevated roadway section that carries the roadway above dry ravines or across the shoulders of mountains. This particular viaduct, Pine Creek Bridge No. 7, is technically a bridge that crosses a stream, but the design is based on other viaducts.
Location Location Name: Milepost 225
Parkway Milepost: 225.0
Latitude: 36.485117
Longitude: -80.97784
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Creator Organization National Park Service—Blue Ridge Parkway
Tags Architecture
Bridges
Construction
Photographs
Pine Creek bridges
Pine Creek (N.C.)
Viaducts
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway