Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Hemlock background and open view into pine woods
Title Note Second growth to be removed. Cut bank ahead to be pulled down to road by thinning and planting.
Date October 12, 1937
Description Image shows trees in a wooded area along the side of a gravel road. Trees that are featured include hemlock and pine trees, and other grasses and growth along the road. Some of this growth was planned to be removed, thinned or re-planted in the development of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken near milepost 155 and station 1010+20 in section 1Q of the Blue Ridge Parkway near Floyd County, Va. Image taken by Malcolm A. Bird on October 12, 1937.
Location Location Name: Milepost 155
Parkway Milepost: 155.0
Latitude: 36.923516
Longitude: -80.194919
Creator Individual Malcolm A. Bird
Tags Floyd County (Va.)
Graded road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway