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Title Crusher site and temporary roads outside site
Date August 13, 1936
Description Image shows a crusher site, and temporary roads leading to and around the site, on an open side of a hill. There is a small pile of lumber, and scattered pieces of wood, barrels, and other equipment. A worker stands to the left side of the image. A truck is visible in the distance on the left, further up the hill. Image taken by R.F.E. on August 13, 1936. Image taken at milepost 168.5 of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Milepost 168
Parkway Milepost: 168.0
Latitude: 36.822371
Longitude: -80.342472
Creator Individual R.F.E.
Tags Construction
Construction equipment
Floyd County (Va.)
Landscape development
Patrick County (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway