Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Surface mining operations
Date 1955
Description Photograph of mining operations near Gillespie Gap and mile post 330.9 in section 2L of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Gillespie Gap
Parkway Milepost: 330.9
Latitude: 35.8526233
Longitude: -82.0509476
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Excavation
Gillespie Gap (N.C.)
Landscape development
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway