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Title Typical riprap bank protection
Date December 13, 1936
Description Image shows a stream with a rock wall built up at one side of it to prevent erosion. An earth embankment rises above the riprap, and there is a truck parked at the top of the embankment. Image was taken near milepost 152 and station 801 in section 1Q of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken on December 13, 1936.
Location Location Name: Milepost 152
Parkway Milepost: 152.0
Latitude: 36.953778
Longitude: -80.163016
Creator Individual F.M.W.
Tags Automobiles
Bodies of water
Franklin County (Va.)
Rock embankments
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway