Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

About this Image

Title Early Construction
Title Note Classification No. 625.10; Negative No. 9919
Date August 24, 1936
Description Construction of rocky road near Doughton Park at milepost 238, section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by W.D. Stanton on August 24, 1936.
Location Location Name: Milepost 238
Parkway Milepost: 238.0
Latitude: 36.422705
Longitude: -81.138681
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Doughton Park (N.C.)
North Carolina
Road construction
Rock cuts
Slopes (road cuts)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway