Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Log cribbing and check dams for erosion control
Date May 26, 1936
Description Photograph shows log cribbing and dams alongside the roadway near Cumberland Knob and milepost 217.5 in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by G.W.W. on May 26, 1936.
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.)
Cumberland Knob (N.C.)
Landscape development
Log cribbing
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway