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Title Road fill along edge of rough road
Date April 13, 1937
Description Photograph shows workers and construction equipment at rough road cut in section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway, with Euclid two-way dump truck visible.
Commentary Section 2C, in Alleghany County, includes the area of Doughton Park, and stretches for 10.871 miles between Air Bellows Gap and NC 18. Construction along this section began on 12/07/35 and was opened to the public on 11/17/37.
Location Location Name: Section 2C
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.416769
Longitude: -81.193564
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Construction equipment
Fills (Earthwork)
Landscape
Machinery
Photographs
Road construction
Roads
Rocks
View of road
Workers
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives