Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Slope after grading
Date May 21, 1939
Description Image shows a view of the Blue Ridge Parkway and two recently graded slopes, one on either side of the road. The soil on each slope is still bare of any plant life. The Blue Ridge Mountains are visible in the background of the image. Image was taken near milepost 167 and Station 137+25 R-L/back in Section 1S of the Blue Ridge Parkway. 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 Blue Ridge Mountains
Grading (Earthwork)
Patrick County (Va.)
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway