Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Early Construction
Date July 13, 1936
Description Image shows early construction on the Blue Ridge Parkway. The road has been roughly cut into the landscape. Image was taken near milepost 159.7 in Section 1R of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken on July 13, 1936.
Location Location Name: Milepost 159
Parkway Milepost: 159.0
Latitude: 36.900168
Longitude: -80.254968
Creator Individual W.D.S.
Tags Construction
Floyd County (Va.)
Road construction
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway