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Title Culvert at Station 517
Date June 23, 1936
Description Photograph shows a stone culvert over a stream in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Commentary The culvert here was constructed as a tunnel for a stream or drainage channel that crossed the parkway. It was laid down with rocks from the area to cut costs during Parkway construction. This particularly culvert is located around station 517 in section 2A.
Location Location Name: Section 2A
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.496308
Longitude: -80.955864
Creator Individual A.C. Haygard
Tags Bodies of water
Bridges
Construction
Construction delays
Culverts
Overpasses
Photographs
Stone carving
Stonemasonry
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives