Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Before grading. Tape used to show concave slope. Needs transition, overhand and wide rounding
Date July 25, 1938
Description Photograph shows a slope next to the road before grading near mile post 220 in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway, with a stone gutter visible in the bottom right corner. The straight white line running from top left to bottom right is tape used to indicate the concavity of the slope. Taken by M. A. B. on July 25, 1938.
Location Location Name: Section 2A
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.496308
Longitude: -80.955864
Creator Individual Malcolm A. Bird
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Landscape development
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway