Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Slope during grading
Date October 1938
Description Image shows men working alongside the Blue Ridge Parkway. There are many men working with shovels to grade a slope that runs down to meet the road, and there are a few men standing to the side, near two trucks. There is one man dressed differently than the others, and he appears to be surveying the land. Image was taken in October 1938 near milepost 167 and Station 136+75 in Section 1S of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Milepost 167
Parkway Milepost: 167.0
Latitude: 36.832349
Longitude: -80.342446
Creator Individual K.W.D.
Tags Automobiles
Grading (Earthwork)
Patrick County (Va.)
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway