Documenting the American South

Home
The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
 

About this Image

Title Cumberland Knob
Date July 23, 1936
Description Workers digging with shovels and utilizing draw animals in addition to a pump machine on the 2A section of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Photograph taken from the North Carolina State Archives on July 23, 1936. Photograph labeled "Bridge 8 from left. Excavating for abutment 2."
Location Location Name: Cumberland Knob
Parkway Milepost: 217.5
Latitude: 36.55013
Longitude: -80.90869
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Abutments
Bridges
Construction
Excavation
Land construction
Machinery
Photographs
Workers
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives