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Title Fancy Gap Overpass
Date November 21, 1940
Description Photograph of overpass construction near Fancy Gap. The image shows the wood falsework under the arch of the overpass, piles of cut stone, and part of a pulley system. There are workers standing on the overpass and below. Image was taken at milepost 199.4 near station 330 in section 1V where the Blue Ridge Parkway passes over U.S. Route 52. Image taken by Edward H. Abbuehl on November 21, 1940.
Location Location Name: Fancy Gap Overpass
Parkway Milepost: 199.4
Latitude: 36.665889
Longitude: -80.692289
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Tags Carroll County (Va.)
Construction equipment
Fancy Gap (Va.)
Overpass construction
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway