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Title Brinegar Cabin Parking Area
Title Note Dressing fill slopes across Parkway
Date January 1942
Description Construction equipment performing work on the construction of the parking area for Brinegar Cabin. Brinegar Cabin is located on milepost 238.5 near or in Doughton Park, off of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by "KCM" in January 1942. Photocard reads "Dressing fill slopes across the parkway."
Commentary Brinegar Cabin was the home of Martin and Caroline Brinegar. The Brinegar Cabin is a weather boarded log cabin with a frame shed addition, all covered by a hand-split wood shake roof.
Location Location Name: Brinegar Cabin
Parkway Milepost: 238.0
Latitude: 36.4187411
Longitude: -81.1456417
Creator Individual Kenneth McCarter
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Automobile parking
Brinegar Cabin (N.C.)
Brinegar, Martin and Caroline
Construction equipment
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway