Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Hand Placed Rock
Date May 20, 1937
Description Photograph shows road and rocky embankment in section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Commentary Noted: B.R.P. from 10ft. right of station 252-505. Looking across to the Hand Placed Rock embankment slide.
Location Location Name: Section 2C
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.416769
Longitude: -81.193564
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Road conditions
Rock cuts
Rock embankments
View of road
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives