Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Over Million Dollars In Road Work Under Construction
Date May 15, 1941
Description Article details several road projects underway in the Waynesville area, including two sections of the Parkway. Emphasizes the federal money being spent on the projects, the financial benefit to the region, and the "hundreds" of jobs provided by the construction. Also mentions the heavy equipment being used in Parkway construction.
Location Location Name: Waynesville
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 35.4887145
Longitude: -82.9887477
Creator Organization Waynesville Mountaineer
Tags Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Construction equipment
Credit North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill