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Title Retaining wall, class B masonry
Date February 15, 1936
Description Photograph shows a man standing next to a stone masonry retaining wall near station 109 and mile post 218.8 in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by G. W. W. on February 15, 1936.
Commentary Noted: "Neg# 5950-53 Class B masonry wall, Sec 2A, nearly flush joints giving slightly better character than sample section. Regularity of joint width and pointing give the considerable formality."
Location Location Name: Section 2A
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.496308
Longitude: -80.955864
Creator Individual G.W.W.
Tags Construction
Cumberland Knob (N.C.)
Retaining walls
Stone carving
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway