Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Early Construction
Date June 26, 1936
Description Photograph shows construction materials and equipment, with farmland and buildings visible in the background, at an early construction site near milepost 240 in section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by W. D. Stanton on June 26, 1936.
Location Location Name: Milepost 240
Parkway Milepost: 240.0
Latitude: 36.433205
Longitude: -81.163663
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Farm buildings and land
Land construction
Road conditions
Road construction
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway