Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title After L.D. Grading
Title Note Negative 5926
Date October 26, 1939
Description After L. D. Grading, Section 2A, station 540+50 R/ahead milepost 227. Photograph taken by "MAB" on October 26, 1939.
Commentary Taken near the end of construction on Section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway, which runs from the North Carolina-Virginia border at milepost 216.9 to US Highway 21 at milepost 229.5.
Location Location Name: Section 2A
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.496308
Longitude: -80.955864
Creator Individual Malcolm A. Bird
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Cumberland Knob (N.C.)
Grading (Earthwork)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway