Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Chestnut Flat Mine
Date Spring 1955
Description Photograph of an entrance to Chestnut Flat Mine near Spruce Pine, North Carolina.
Location Location Name: Spruce Pine
Parkway Milepost: 318.0
Latitude: 35.9154007
Longitude: -82.0645611
Creator Individual Ben Gale
Tags Excavation
Spruce Pine (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway