Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

About this Image

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
Pine Creek bridges
Pine Creek (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway