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Title Blue Ridge Quarry, Hoist conveyor loading stone
Date March 15, 1937
Description The image shows workers at the Blue Ridge Quarry shoveling stone onto a hoist conveyor in order to load a train car. Additional piles of stone can be seen in the background along with a treed ridge. The photograph was taken by Malcolm A. Bird near Roanoke, Virginia, on March 15, 1937.
Location Location Name: Blue Ridge Quarry
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 37.3913889
Longitude: -79.7969444
Creator Individual Malcolm A. Bird
Tags Bedford County (Va.)
Quarries and quarrying
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway