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Title Part of #2 Abutment Face
Date July 23, 1936
Description Photograph shows workers, an automobile, and the right wing and part of a stone bridge abutment face under construction. Taken in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Commentary Right wing and part of #2 abutment face. Bridge 3. Eight visible workers in motion building a rock structure. The workers utilize wooden planks while conversing. There is a car coming to the site. Numerous rocks are seen.
Location Location Name: Cumberland Knob
Parkway Milepost: 217.5
Latitude: 36.55013
Longitude: -80.90869
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Abutments
Bridge construction
Stone carving
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives