Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Vehicle Tracks
Date July 22, 1936
Description Photograph shows a hill in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway with automobile tracks and two automobiles parked at the top, with a pile of stones in the bottom right corner.
Commentary Visible tracks on dirt with visible erosion to the right. Trees cover surrounding area with vehicles seen in the back, where the picture "opens-up". Pile of stone in right corner. Ahead over site for a bridge 4 from 60 ft. north, 15 ft. right.
Location Location Name: Milepost 224
Parkway Milepost: 224.0
Latitude: 36.495382
Longitude: -80.967075
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Road construction
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives