Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Undercutting Fill Slopes for Stream Relocation
Date August 1939
Description View of undercutting of fill slopes for stream relocation on milepost 229.3, section 2A, station 658 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by "RGH" in August 1939.
Location Location Name: Milepost 229
Parkway Milepost: 229.0
Latitude: 36.45404
Longitude: -81.020626
Creator Individual Robert G. Hall
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Bodies of water
Retaining walls
Stream relocation
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway