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Title Drain Wall
Date February 2, 1937
Description Photograph shows the head wall of a culvert to the side of an intersection between an access road and the Blue Ridge Parkway in section 2A, with the rear of an automobile visible on one of the roads in the background.
Commentary This culvert could be for water from Pine Creek or Brush Creek in Section 2A of the parkway. This picture was taken in 1937, partway through construction of section 2A (1935-1939).
Location Location Name: Milepost 221
Parkway Milepost: 221.0
Latitude: 36.519074
Longitude: -80.93634
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Access roads
Alleghany County (N.C.)
Automobiles
Culverts
Drainage
Intersections (roads)
Photographs
Roads
Stone carving
Stonemasonry
View of road
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives