Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Before grading. Deep gullies in erosive soil. Need flattening and rounding. Contour ditches required above.
Date July 25, 1935
Description Photograph of an eroded dirt embankment next to the roadway near station 654+50 and mile post 229.3 in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Milepost 229
Parkway Milepost: 229.0
Latitude: 36.45404
Longitude: -81.020626
Creator Individual Malcolm A. Bird
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Landscape restoration
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway