Documenting the American South

Home
The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
 

About this Image

Title Back of sample wall, showing same stone laid in a more informal treatment, etc
Title Note negative 7914, classification no. 693
Date November 13, 1935
Description Stone work that was considered for Blue Ridge Parkway. Photograph taken at milepost 217, section 2A, and in Cumberland Knob on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by "GWW" on November 14, 1935. Photograph labeled "back of sample wall, showing same stone laid in a more informal treatment, giving a character more nearly approaching local stone work; but not recommended for the Blue Ridge Parkway."
Location Location Name: Cumberland Knob
Parkway Milepost: 217.5
Latitude: 36.55013
Longitude: -80.90869
Creator Individual G.W.W.
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Construction
Cumberland Knob (N.C.)
Photographs
Stone carving
Stonemasonry
Walls
Workers
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway