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Title Culvert construction. Pouring top slab
Date January 9, 1948
Description Image shows men working to construct a concrete culvert. A few men are standing near a concrete mixer, and there are many empty bags around the machine. Three men are walking in a line across a wooden plank that leads to the top of the culvert, and there are other men standing on the culvert. 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