Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Bridge 2
Date July 23, 1936
Description Photograph shows a bridge under construction in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway, with an automobile and workers visible.
Commentary Bridge 2, general. From hill at 300 ft. right. Large trees in the Blue Ridge Parkway with workers utilizing wood, wire and nearby trees to build. There is also a open patch of "treeless" land.
Location Location Name: Cumberland Knob
Parkway Milepost: 217.5
Latitude: 36.55013
Longitude: -80.90869
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Automobiles
Bridge construction
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives