Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

About this Image

Title 60 foot cut: Great quantities of natural ground water cause trouble in this cut
Title Note 6233
Date July 26, 1940
Description Car on an unpaved road in a deep cut near station 407, milepost 269, in section 2E. Photograph taken by A.S. Burns on July 26, 1940.
Location Location Name: Milepost 269
Parkway Milepost: 269.0
Latitude: 36.27332
Longitude: -81.42867
Creator Individual A.S. Burns
Tags Automobiles
Blue Ridge Mountains
Land construction
Road conditions
Road construction
Road damage
Wilkes County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway