Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Hand-laid rock embankment
Date April 2, 1937
Description Photograph shows a hand-laid rock embankment below the roadway near station 493 and mile post 270.3 in section 2E of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by L. M. H. on April 2, 1937.
Location Location Name: Milepost 270
Parkway Milepost: 270.0
Latitude: 36.262759
Longitude: -81.437083
Creator Individual L.M.H.
Tags Embankments
Land construction
Road construction
Rock embankments
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway