Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Early construction
Date August 26, 1936
Description Image shows early construction on the Blue Ridge Parkway. A dirt road is visible leading across a hill toward the camera. Image taken by W.D.S. on August 26, 1936. Image taken at milepost 170.1 and station 262-50 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 W.D.S.
Tags Construction
Floyd County (Va.)
Land construction
Road construction
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway