Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Slope before L.D. grading
Date December 12, 1938
Description Image of two automobiles on both sides of a road near milepost 164, section 1R, station 1490 left/ahead of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Photograph also shows the slope alongside the road that is going through the grading process. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters. Photographed by Malcolm A. Bird on December 12, 1938.
Location Location Name: Milepost 164
Parkway Milepost: 164.0
Creator Individual Malcolm A. Bird
Tags Automobiles
Floyd County (Va.)
Grading (Earthwork)
Slope clearing
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway