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The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Detail Pier #2
Date April 10, 1937
Description Photograph shows right foot of pier #2 of bridge in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Commentary Found in Alleghany County, section 2A covers the first section of the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina, from the NC/VA state line to US 21. Construction on this section began on 9/11/35 and ended on 9/21/39.
Location Location Name: Section 2A
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.496308
Longitude: -80.955864
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Bridge construction
Foundations and piers (Bridges)
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives