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Title New bridge
Date November 29, 1973
Description Photograph shows a bridge with stone abutments crossing over a roadway near mile post 227.6 in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by C. E. Westveer on November 29, 1973.
Commentary Even when new bridges were built on the Blue Ridge Parkway in the 1970s, they echoed the formalized yet traditional stonework that was used in the 1930s.
Location Location Name: Milepost 227
Parkway Milepost: 227.0
Latitude: 36.461685
Longitude: -80.992802
Creator Individual C.E. Westveer
Tags Bridges
Stone carving
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway