Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title During preparatory grading before planting
Date October 30, 1947
Description Photograph shows workers and construction equipment preparing a slope before planting near station 529 and milepost 271.3 in section 2E of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by W.A.J. on October 30, 1947.
Location Location Name: Milepost 271
Parkway Milepost: 271.0
Latitude: 36.257347
Longitude: -81.451694
Creator Individual W.A.J.
Tags Construction
Construction equipment
Grading (Earthwork)
Land construction
Wilkes County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway