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Title Cuts during grading
Date 1939
Description Image shows shrubbery and trees growing in a densely wooded area. No road or road cuts are visible in the image, but the title indicates that the trees were part of an area in which road cuts were being made for grading. The image was taken in section 1R, between mileposts 155-164 of the Blue Ridge Parkway, in Floyd County, Va. The image was taken in 1939; the photographer is unknown.
Location Location Name: Section 1R
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.890358
Longitude: -80.262762
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Floyd County (Va.)
Slopes (road cuts)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway