Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Tire heating, fitting and quenching trough
Date November 1942
Description Image of a spoke wheel on a makeshift table, presumably to be worked on, in the Mabry Mill area near milepost 176.1, section 1T of the Blue Ridge Parkway. A cart, split rail fence, and two other log structures can be seen in the photograph. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters. Photographed by Kenneth McCarter in November of 1942.
Location Location Name: Mabry Mill (Va.)
Parkway Milepost: 176.1
Latitude: 36.75
Longitude: -80.404722
Creator Individual Kenneth McCarter
Tags Carriages and carts
Floyd County (Va.)
Mabry Mill (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway