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Title Slope during L.D. grading
Title Note Showing grading treatment of rock outcrops
Date December 15, 1938
Description Image shows a slope during landscape development grading, showing the grading treatment of rock outcrops during the construction of the Blue Ridge Parkway. There are people working on the slope and standing on the road, toward the left of the image. A truck is parked on the right side of the graded road, and a tarp covers a pallet possibly holding supplies also on the right side of the road. Image taken by Malcolm A. Bird on December 15, 1938. Image taken at milepost 170 and station 261+50 L/ahead, in section 1S of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Milepost 170
Parkway Milepost: 170.0
Latitude: 36.804553
Longitude: -80.362041
Creator Individual Malcolm A. Bird
Tags Floyd County (Va.)
Graded road
L.D. grading
People
Photographs
Slope clearing
Slopes (road cuts)
Trucks
Workers
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway