Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

About this Image

Title Early Construction
Date November 1, 1935
Description Early construction and clearing of the land for road near milepost 217, section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by "J.C.D." on November 1, 1935.
Location Location Name: Milepost 217
Parkway Milepost: 217.0
Latitude: 36.560486
Longitude: -80.911688
Creator Individual J.C.D.
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Construction equipment
Cumberland Knob (N.C.)
Road construction
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway