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Title Retaining Wall
Date 1940
Description Construction of retaining wall on milepost 276-291, section 2F of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by A.S. Burns in 1940.
Commentary The retaining walls were often built with rubble embankments or cement.
Location Location Name: Section 2F
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.207267
Longitude: -81.60265
Creator Individual A.S. Burns
Tags Construction
Photographs
Retaining walls
Slopes (dressed)
Stone carving
Watauga County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway