Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

About this Image

Title Slope during L.D. grading
Date December 12, 1938
Description Image of a man operating a grader on a slope near milepost 164, section 1R, station 1486 left/back of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Another man can be seen on top of the slope watching the grading process. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters. Photographed by Malcolm A. Bird on December 12, 1938.
Location Location Name: Milepost 164
Parkway Milepost: 164.0
Creator Individual Malcolm A. Bird
Tags Floyd County (Va.)
Land construction
L.D. grading
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway