Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Bridge Site #10 Prior to Construction
Date June 23, 1936
Description Photograph shows automobiles across a shallow embankment from the photographer, located in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Commentary According to the photographer’s notes, this is a view of “bridge site #10” before it was constructed. Little Glade Bridge #1 is the 10th bridge in section 2A of the Parkway. The photo, looking southward down the Parkway, shows a channel or stream running from the left to the right side of the image. The body of water may be either a drainage channel or a pre-existing stream.
Location Location Name: Milepost 229
Parkway Milepost: 229.0
Latitude: 36.45404
Longitude: -81.020626
Creator Individual A.C. Haygard
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Bodies of water
Construction delays
Rock embankments
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives