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Title Installing slope underdrain
Date May 1943
Description This photograph shows the construction of an underdrain for a slope on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Two workers with shovels are standing around a partially dug trench on a hillside. This photograph was taken in May of 1943 near access A, milepost 4 on section 1B.
Location Location Name: Milepost 4
Parkway Milepost: 4.0
Latitude: 37.993323
Longitude: -78.89967
Creator Individual W.A.J.
Tags Augusta County (Va.)
Land construction
Nelson County (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway