Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Before grading. Cleared to connect slope line, with rock as excuse for steep slope. Ugly profile.
Date July 25, 1938
Description Photograph shows an ungraded section of road, paralleled by stakes and a rough slope near station 154+00 and mile post 219 in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by M. A. B. on July 25, 1938.
Location Location Name: Section 2A
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.496308
Longitude: -80.955864
Creator Individual Malcolm A. Bird
Tags Construction
Land construction
Road conditions
Road construction
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway