Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

About this Image

Title Rock Embankment
Date April 10, 1942
Description Face of hand laid rock embankment showing rock broken and squeezed out under pressure on station 589, section 2M of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the North Carolina State Archives and taken by E.G. Middleton on April 10, 1942.
Location Location Name: Section 2M
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 35.788139
Longitude: -82.167372
Creator Individual E.G. Middleton
Tags Land construction
Rock embankments
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives