Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Crusher site and area for stock piling
Date July 9, 1936
Description Image shows an open pasture with a dirt road running along the left side of the image, and tire tracks indicating a driving path through the pasture toward the right side of the image. Trees line the far edge of the pasture in the background of the image. The area was intended as a crusher site and area for stock piling rocks and earth during construction of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken by R.F.E. on July 9, 1936. Image taken between mileposts 165-173 near station 190+00 in section 1S of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The designated area would be near Rocky Knob in Floyd County, Va.
Location Location Name: Section 1S
Parkway Milepost: None
Creator Individual R.F.E.
Tags Construction
Floyd County (Va.)
Land construction
Rocky Knob (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway