Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Station 258. Sec 2B Hand-laid rock embankment and rock fill being placed.
Title Note (Old neg.# 130F)
Date November 19, 1936
Description Photograph shows workers, machinery, and construction materials at the site for a hand-placed rock embankment alongside the road between mile posts 228 and 231 in section 2B of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Edward H. Abbuehl on November 19, 1936.
Location Location Name: Section 2B
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.438936
Longitude: -81.071667
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Construction equipment
Land construction
Rock embankments
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway