Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Early Construction
Date August 20, 1936
Description Image of the Blue Ridge Parkway under construction near milepost 27. The road winds down from a hill, and an embankment of earth and gravel to further extend the roadway is under construction. Image was taken on August 20, 1936.
Location Location Name: Milepost 27
Parkway Milepost: 27.0
Latitude: 37.887922
Longitude: -79.150404
Creator Individual A.C. Haygard
Tags Embankments
Nelson County (Va.)
Road construction
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway