Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Side view Bridge Construction in Section 2A
Date July 22, 1936
Description Photograph shows one end of a bridge under construction in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway, with an automobile parked on the road on the other side.
Commentary Evidence about its location in section 2A suggest that it could be Pine Creek Bridge #1. The photograph provides a view of one wing wall during its construction. The lengths of wood separating the stone sections are there to reinforce the stone wall until its construction is finished.
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