Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title CCC Ralph Ayers [Dynamite Guard]
Date 1940s
Description Photograph of Ralph Ayers of the Civilian Conservation Corps' Dynamite Guard and another man at the camp at Doughton Park, located near section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Bert Richardson in 1940-1941.
Location Location Name: Doughton Park
Parkway Milepost: 241.0
Latitude: 36.40596
Longitude: -81.17425
Creator Individual Bert Richardson
Tags Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway