Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title River/Trench
Date July 22, 1936
Description Photograph shows a river or channel in center, with hills and tree surrounding the area. Taken in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Commentary River/trench with steeper angle on the left embankment. Right embankment is smoother. Trees surround rocky/open ground with open land in the back. Ahead over site for a bridge. North along channel change and finished slope from left of 345.
Location Location Name: Cumberland Knob
Parkway Milepost: 217.5
Latitude: 36.55013
Longitude: -80.90869
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Bodies of water
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives