Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Slope before grading. Showing steep over-burden and talus concealing rock. Ledges before grading.
Title Note (Neg 5364 shows after grading)
Date October 1938
Description Image of a worker walking up a steep slope near milepost 162, section 1R of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters. Photographed by K.W.D. in October of 1938.
Location Location Name: Milepost 162
Parkway Milepost: 162.0
Latitude: 36.870996
Longitude: -80.282747
Creator Individual K.W.D.
Tags Floyd County (Va.)
Grading (Earthwork)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway