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Title Station 15# Pier #4
Title Note Handwritten: Probably Laurel Fork Viaduct Construction
Date June 22, 1937
Description Photograph shows construction on pier #4 of the Laurel Fork Viaduct near mile post 248.2 in section 2D of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by L. M. H. on June 22, 1937.
Commentary This viaduct is an example of a concrete slab bridge with T beams. It was built in 1937 and the wing walls were faced with stone to blend with its surroundings.
Location Location Name: Laurel Fork Viaduct
Parkway Milepost: 248.9
Latitude: 36.387934
Longitude: -81.259914
Creator Individual L.M.H.
Tags Bridge construction
Foundations and piers (Bridges)
Laurel Fork Viaduct (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway