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Title Cars crossing Pine Creek Bridge #7
Date May 25, 1937
Description Photograph shows people and two automobiles on bridge in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Commentary Pine Creek Bridge #7. Built in 1937, this was the earliest steel girder bridge built on the parkway. Five-span steel girder bridge with continuous concrete decking and stone faced abutment walls. Total length: 237 ft; deck width: 27.2 ft.
Location Location Name: Section 2A
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.496308
Longitude: -80.955864
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Automobiles
Bridges
Overpasses
People
Photographs
Steel
Stone carving
Stonemasonry
Structures
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives