Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
See Larger Image

About this Image

Title Proposed Line
Date December 14, 1936
Description Photograph shows cleared foliage along proposed line in section 2M of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Commentary This picture was taken 1936 near the beginning of construction on this section of the parkway (Section 2M). Section 2M was not completed until 1940.
Location Location Name: Section 2M
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 35.788139
Longitude: -82.167372
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Flora
Slope clearing
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives