Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Early Construction
Date 1930s
Description Image of early construction on the Blue Ridge Parkway. The road has been cut into the surrounding landscape. Image taken near milepost 159.1 in section 1R of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Milepost 159
Parkway Milepost: 159.0
Latitude: 36.900168
Longitude: -80.254968
Creator Individual W.D.S.
Tags Construction
Floyd County (Va.)
Road construction
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway