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Title Bridge #8
Date April 12, 1937
Description Photograph shows workers and a vehicle on unfinished road along bridge #8 in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Commentary Section 2A runs from the NC/VA state line to US 21, and travels for 12.695 miles through Alleghany County. Construction of this section began on 9/11/35 and was opened to the public on 9/21/39.
Location Location Name: Section 2A
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.496308
Longitude: -80.955864
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Bridge construction
Bridges
Construction
Guard rails
Photographs
Roads
Vehicles
View of road
Wood
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives