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 to grade two slopes, one on either side of the Blue Ridge Parkway. There is a truck parked near the side of the road, and a few men are standing in the road, between the two slopes. A sign that reads "MEN WORKING" is placed near the edge of the road, at the base of one slope. Image was taken in October 1938 near milepost 167 and Station 137+25 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.)
Signs and signboards
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway