Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title After grading and planting
Date October 26, 1939
Description Photograph shows a slope along the Blue Ridge Parkway after it has been graded and planted. Taken by "MAB" on October 26, 1939, in Section 2A, near Station 654+00 right milepost 229.3.
Commentary Taken near the end of construction on section 2A, which lasted from 1935 to 1939.
Location Location Name: Milepost 229
Parkway Milepost: 229.0
Latitude: 36.45404
Longitude: -81.020626
Creator Individual Malcolm A. Bird
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Cumberland Knob (N.C.)
Grading (Earthwork)
Little Glade Bridge (N.C.)
Little Glade Creek (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway