Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Route 18 Intersection
Date February 2, 1937
Description Photograph shows the crossing at the Route 18 intersection with the Blue Ridge Parkway in section 2A. To the right of the road are three buildings, at least one man, and one truck; four automobiles are visible on the roadway.
Commentary This picture was taken partway through the construction of section 2A in 1937. Section 2A was not completed and open until 1939 (under construction since 1935).
Location Location Name: Section 2A
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.496308
Longitude: -80.955864
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Automobiles
Farm buildings and land
Intersections (roads)
North Carolina State Route 18
Residential building
View of road
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives