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Title West Abutment, Overpass US 21
Title Note negative 8624
Date July 12, 1938
Description Construction of west abutment of the overpass at US 21 at milepost 229.7, section 2B on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by "RGH" on July 12, 1938.
Commentary Overpasses were not only used for transportation, but to also provide views to travelers and tourists on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Milepost 229
Parkway Milepost: 229.0
Latitude: 36.45404
Longitude: -81.020626
Creator Individual Robert G. Hall
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Bridges
Construction
Overpass construction
Photographs
Road conditions
Stone carving
Stonemasonry
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway