Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Retaining Wall and unfinished slope of Icy Rock
Date September 4, 1937
Description Photograph shows construction equipment and automobiles on road above rocky slope in section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Commentary Alleghany County, Section 2C, Milepost 241, 8ft to the right, South along unfinished slope showing completed retaining wall, left of the following.
Location Location Name: Milepost 241
Parkway Milepost: 241.0
Latitude: 36.434141
Longitude: -81.175697
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Retaining walls
Road conditions
Road construction
Rock embankments
View of road
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives