Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Early Construction
Date August 16, 1936
Description Image of early construction on the Blue Ridge Parkway. The road has been cut into the surrounding landscape. Image taken near milepost 139.7 in section 1P of the Blue Ridge Parkway, on August 16, 1936.
Location Location Name: Milepost 139
Parkway Milepost: 139.0
Latitude: 37.094492
Longitude: -80.112517
Creator Individual M.B.R.
Tags Construction
Franklin County (Va.)
Road construction
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway