Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Near Entrance Tunnel #1
Date September 25, 1936
Description Photograph shows a flattened narrow road cut into a rocky mountain slope in section 2M of the Blue Ridge Parkway, with what appears to be some sort of rope or wire cutting across the picture.
Commentary At proposed site, Entrance Tunnel #1 from 443, 5 ft. left.
Location Location Name: Section 2M
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 35.788139
Longitude: -82.167372
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Photographs
Road conditions
Road construction
View of road
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives