Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

About this Image

Title Intersection Corner
Date February 2, 1937
Description Photograph shows the intersection between route 18 and a finished part of the Blue Ridge Highway in Section 2A, with an unidentified object in the road.
Commentary Taken in 1937, this image shows section 2A at the midpoint of its construction which ranged from 1935 to 1939. Route 18 is pretty early on in section 2A at MP 217. This area also incorporates Cumberland Knob.
Location Location Name: Section 2A
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.496308
Longitude: -80.955864
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Intersections (roads)
North Carolina State Route 18
Road conditions
View of road
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives