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Title Irish Creek Railroad (Yankee Horse)
Title Note Logging RR
Date July 1973
Description Image shows a close-up view of a railroad bridge that is part of the Irish Creek Railway. The bridge is constructed of notched logs, and the railroad tracks span across it. There are large rocks located around the bridge. 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 F.A. Ketterson, Jr. in July 1973.
Location Location Name: Yankee Horse Ridge Parking Area
Parkway Milepost: 34.4
Latitude: 37.0
Longitude: -79.179444
Creator Individual F.A. Ketterson, Jr.
Tags Bridges
Rockbridge County (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway