Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Early construction
Date August 26, 1936
Description Image shows an area undergoing early construction on the Blue Ridge Parkway. There are lots of rocks in the foreground, and in the distance there is a large hillside with trees, fences, and electrical poles. Image taken by W.D.S. on August 26, 1936. Image taken near milepost 170.6.
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.)
Scenic overlooks
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway