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Title Tunnel Entrance
Date December 14, 1936
Description Photograph shows tunnel entrance in rocky hillside, workers, and construction equipment in section 2M of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Commentary Most likely the first of the twin tunnels at MP 344.
Location Location Name: Milepost 344
Parkway Milepost: 344.0
Latitude: 35.767347
Longitude: -82.165882
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Construction
Construction equipment
Land construction
Machinery
Photographs
Road construction
Roads
Rock cuts
Rock embankments
Rocks
Tunnels
Workers
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives