Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Before grading. Rotten rock 1:1; ditch too narrow ugly profile.
Date July 25, 1938
Description Photograph shows an ungraded road with a narrow ditch and rocky slope near mile post 218 in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by M. A. B. on July 25, 1938.
Location Location Name: Milepost 218
Parkway Milepost: 218.0
Latitude: 36.550074
Longitude: -80.915148
Creator Individual Malcolm A. Bird
Tags Construction
Road conditions
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway