Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Valley
Date July 23, 1936
Description Photograph shows a valley and a creek running between two cleared and semi-flattened hills and embankments in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Commentary Roads waiting to have bridge built. Large trees are present to the right and drop-offs between the two dirt roads with a possible river between them exist. One drop-off is characterized by small plants and shrubs. Looking across valley. Site for proposed bridge 7. South from 432-42, 30 ft. right.
Location Location Name: Milepost 225
Parkway Milepost: 225.0
Latitude: 36.485117
Longitude: -80.97784
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Bodies of water
Bridge construction
Road construction
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives