Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Early Construction
Date June 28, 1936
Description Photograph shows construction equipment during early construction stages near milepost 271.3 in section 2E of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by W.D. Stanton on June 28, 1936.
Location Location Name: Milepost 271
Parkway Milepost: 271.0
Latitude: 36.257347
Longitude: -81.451694
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Construction
Road conditions
Road construction
View of road
Wilkes County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway