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Title North Portal Tanbark Ridge Tunnel
Date 1930s
Description Photograph shows the rough rock north portal of the Tanbark Ridge Tunnel at mile post 274.6 in section 2E of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Commentary The ceiling does not look well defined nor supported internally. The rocky overhang at the portal makes it look more natural.
Location Location Name: Tanbark Ridge Tunnel
Parkway Milepost: 274.0
Latitude: 35.663168
Longitude: -82.461118
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Photographs
Rock cuts
Tanbark Ridge Tunnel (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway