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Title View of Junction of 2A and 2B
Date April 12, 1937
Description Photograph looks to the right of the junction of sections 2A and 2B 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. Section 2B runs 7.461 miles from US 21 to Air Bellows Gap. Construction on section 2B began 12/06/35 and was opened on 12/30/37.
Location Location Name: Junction of 2A/2B
Parkway Milepost: 229.5
Latitude: 36.447658
Longitude: -81.025678
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Bridges
Intersections (roads)
Landscape
Photographs
Road construction
Roads
View of road
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives