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. At the far side of the road, a truck is parked and there are a few men standing near a rocky slope. Image was taken in October 1938 near milepost 167 and Station 137+25 R L/back 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