Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Slope after grading and preliminary woods improvement
Date May 21, 1939
Description Image shows a graded slope that runs alongside the Blue Ridge Parkway. The slope has been recently graded and the soil is still bare of any plant life. One section of the slope is constructed of large stone pieces. Image was taken near milepost 167 and Station 137+25 R/back in Section 1S of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken by Malcolm A. Bird on May 21, 1939.
Location Location Name: Milepost 167
Parkway Milepost: 167.0
Latitude: 36.832349
Longitude: -80.342446
Creator Individual Malcolm A. Bird
Tags Grading (Earthwork)
Patrick County (Va.)
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway