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Title Reconstruction of railroad bridge
Date December 17, 1959
Description Image shows the reconstruction of a small railroad bridge along the the Irish Creek Railway. The bridge is made of notched logs, and the rails and ties that will span the structure have not yet been laid. The image was taken near the Yankee Horse Ridge Parking Area, near milepost 34.4 in Section 1E of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Earl W. Estes, Jr. on December 17, 1959.
Location Location Name: Yankee Horse Ridge Parking Area
Parkway Milepost: 34.4
Latitude: 37.0
Longitude: -79.179444
Creator Individual Earl W. Estes, Jr.
Tags Bridge construction
Rockbridge County (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway