Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Experiment 2 after holes were silled with sawdust and earth. Note earth being lost on slope from rounding
Date July 26, 1943
Description This photograph shows a hillside with no vegetation sloping up from a portion of an unpaved road. Four members of the conscientious objectors program are working with shovels, and the image depicts the slope after sawdust and earth had been used to fill holes. Earth is also being lost on the slope due to rounding. This photograph was taken near station 1280+75 in section 1C.
Location Location Name: Section 1C
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 37.941067
Longitude: -78.943646
Creator Individual W.A.J.
Tags Augusta County (Va.)
Conscientious objectors
Landscape development
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway