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Title Before grading. Detail showing depth of gullies in erosive soil. Rock decomposed into sand.
Date July 25, 1935
Description Photograph shows a man demonstrating the depth of gullies eroded into the soil embankment alongside the roadway near mile post 229 in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by M. A B. on July 25, 1935.
Location Location Name: Milepost 229
Parkway Milepost: 229.0
Latitude: 36.45404
Longitude: -81.020626
Creator Individual Malcolm A. Bird
Tags Embankments
Erosion
Gullies
People
Photographs
Road conditions
Sand
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway