Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Bridge #6 During Construction (Section 2A)
Date June 23, 1936
Description Photograph shows construction efforts, rubble piles, and a man across a channel from the photographer in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Commentary Another view of bridge site #6 in section 2A shows the pile of stones used for the bridge’s construction and the stream or channel it intended to cross. In the bottom right corner of the image there is a small piece of the bridge. In the background of the photo we see a car parked at the construction site and the Parkway meandering northward.
Location Location Name: Section 2A
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.496308
Longitude: -80.955864
Creator Individual A.C. Haygard
Tags Bodies of water
Stone carving
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives