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Title Chimney, clay mortar stone, Holloway place. Chimney details showing stone generally found along parkway, Sec 1P through 2F.
Date February 14, 1936
Description Close-up photograph of the stone masonry work of the chimney at the Holloway place, located approximately one-quarter mile away from station 120 and mile post 232 in section 2B of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Noted with the photograph: "This stone is generally picked up and laid either dry or with some mortar as shown in 50a (neg#5616). It would not be feasible to put up enough stone exactly like this for the parkway structures, but the general character of the stone work should be sought."
Location Location Name: Milepost 232
Parkway Milepost: 232.0
Latitude: 36.432736
Longitude: -81.05689
Creator Individual G.W.W.
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Chimneys
Photographs
Stone carving
Stonemasonry
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway