Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Bridge Rock Detail
Date April 12, 1937
Description Photograph shows detail of stone bridge arch in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Commentary Section 2A runs from the NC/VA state line to US 21, and travels for 12.695 miles through Alleghany County. Construction of this section began on 9/11/35 and was opened to the public on 9/21/39.
Location Location Name: Section 2A
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.496308
Longitude: -80.955864
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Bridges
Masonry detail
Stone carving
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives