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Title #3 Bridge Construction
Title Note Bucyrus
Date October 5, 1936
Description Photograph shows construction equipment and workers at a bridge construction site surrounded by partially-cleared land in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Commentary While this bridge looks partially constructed, this section was only a year into construction and would not be open to visitors until 09/21/1939.
Location Location Name: Section 2A
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.496308
Longitude: -80.955864
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Abutments
Bridge construction
Bridges
Construction
Construction equipment
Machinery
Photographs
Road construction
Stone carving
Stonemasonry
Vehicles
Workers
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives