Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Early construction
Date June 25, 1936
Description Image shows a portion of the Blue Ridge Parkway under construction. Tire tracks and a dirt road run from the right side of the photograph toward the center, and a partially cleared area of trees stands toward the right. Downed trees and debris appear in the foreground. Image taken by W.D. Stanton on June 25, 1936. Image taken near milepost 168.9 of the Blue Ridge Parkway, in Floyd County or Patrick County, Va.
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Floyd County (Va.)
Landscape development
Patrick County (Va.)
Road construction
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway