Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Cut flattened for borrow
Date May 24, 1937
Description Image shows a graded road cut that has been flattened for borrow. A rail fence is visible in the distance to the right of the road. Image taken by R.F.E. on May 24, 1937. Image taken at milepost 171, Station 330, in section 1S of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Milepost 171
Parkway Milepost: 171.0
Latitude: 36.801954
Longitude: -80.37891
Creator Individual R.F.E.
Tags Fences
Floyd County (Va.)
Graded road
Road construction
Slopes (road cuts)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway