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Title Heavy Machinery and Construction
Date May 23, 1936
Description Photograph shows a Stowing shovel in operation on a dirt roadway in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Commentary One piece of machinery is labeled "Nello L Teer, Durham, North Carolina." Teer started a construction company in the Triangle that is still in business as of early 2011. Note: J. Hilliers
Location Location Name: Milepost 228
Parkway Milepost: 228.0
Latitude: 36.464662
Longitude: -81.008457
Creator Individual A.C. Haygard
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Bulldozers
Construction
Construction equipment
Land construction
Machinery
Photographs
Road construction
Roads
View of road
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives