Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Cut before planting
Date 1939
Description Image shows a road cut into a hillside. A dirt slope leads up from a gravel road, in preparation for planting. There appears to be a timber pile placed on the slope at the center of the photograph. The top edge of the slope is lined with trees. Image taken somewhere between mileposts 165-173 in section 1S of the Blue Ridge Parkway, in Patrick County and Floyd County, Va. The image was taken in 1939; the photographer is unknown.
Location Location Name: Section 1S
Parkway Milepost: None
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Floyd County (Va.)
Graded road
Patrick County (Va.)
Slopes (road cuts)
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway