Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

About this Image

Title Grading
Date 1940
Description Group of men grading the road with machinery on milepost 276-291, section 2F of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by A.S. Burns in 1940.
Location Location Name: Section 2F
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.207267
Longitude: -81.60265
Creator Individual A.S. Burns
Tags Construction equipment
Grading (Earthwork)
Road construction
Watauga County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway