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Title Pkwy from Rt. 56 after grading, seeding & mulching
Date October 23, 1942
Description Image of the Blue Ridge Parkway and the surrounding land, which has been graded, seeded and mulched. A house and a few outbuildings are visible in the lower left corner of the image. The photographer indicated that the image was taken from Virginia State Route 56, which would likely place the image in Section 1E of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken on October 23, 1942.
Location Location Name: Section 1E
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 37.835676
Longitude: -79.159415
Creator Individual W.A.J.
Tags Farm buildings and land
Grading (Earthwork)
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway