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Title Hoist On A Fordson Tractor
Date September 9, 1937
Description Photograph shows a hoist on a Fordson tractor used in section 2M of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Commentary This piece of machinery was used in the rockwall construction. A contractor named J. R. Janeiro from Grantsville, W.V. was killed on the rock work.
Location Location Name: Section 2M
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 35.788139
Longitude: -82.167372
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Construction equipment
Excavation
Machinery
Photographs
Rocks
Tractors
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives