Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Unpaved Road #1
Date July 23, 1936
Description Photograph shows an unpaved part of section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway, containing deep tire ruts and trees close to the road on both shoulders.
Commentary Ahead along rough grade from 394-75. Unpaved road with deep tire marks. Surrounded by trees on both sides. Piles of sticks lay to right side.
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 conditions
View of road
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives