Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Clearing for road and new laurel growth
Date September 1936
Description Photograph shows a slope in clearing stages to allow for the roadway and new laurel growth near mile post 235.5 in section 2B of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by A. S. Burns in September 1936.
Location Location Name: Milepost 235
Parkway Milepost: 235.0
Latitude: 36.441286
Longitude: -81.095569
Creator Individual A.S. Burns
Tags Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Land construction
Landscape development
Slope clearing
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway