Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Bridge Construction in Section 2A
Date July 22, 1936
Description Photograph shows a bridge under construction and an automobile on the opposite side of the bridge, taken in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Commentary A partially constructed bridge in section 2A. Evidence of its location suggests that it might be Pine Creek Bridge #1. The wood used in the construction is to support the walls of the bridge, because they had yet to be filled or reinforced.
Location Location Name: Section 2A
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.496308
Longitude: -80.955864
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Automobiles
Bridge construction
Stone carving
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives