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Title Bridge abutment Old U.S. #11 Buffalo Creek
Date April 11, 1935
Description Image shows a portion of a bridge abutment which is constructed of blocks of stone. There is a man in a hat and overcoat standing in front of the abutment, and his figure provides perspective on the size of the structure. A vine has grown up the side of the structure and its branches reach the top. The image was taken near Buffalo Creek and Old U.S. Route 11, near Buchanan, Virginia, and near Section 1J of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken by Edward H. Abbuehl on April 11, 1935.
Location Location Name: Buchanan (Va.)
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 37.527222
Longitude: -79.679722
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Tags Abutments
Botetourt County (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway