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Title Culvert construction - Concrete mixing crew and runway to top slab
Date January 9, 1948
Description Image shows men working to construct a culvert. There is a group of men standing near a concrete mixer, and to the left of the concrete mixer, a few other men are loading wheelbarrows from a large mound of sand or cement. In the background of the image a roadway is visible, and there are trucks parked on this road. The image was taken near where Virginia State Route 43 crosses Little Stony Creek, near milepost 86 and Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken on January 9, 1948.
Location Location Name: Virginia State Route 43 at Little Stony Creek
Parkway Milepost: 86.0
Latitude: 37.440603
Longitude: -79.593044
Creator Individual W.D.L.
Tags Bedford County (Va.)
Construction equipment
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Road relocation
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway