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Title First Grading Contract
Title Note Negative no. 752 Sec. 2A, Parkway and N.C. 18
Date September 1935
Description Construction equipment used for land grading on section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by Sam P. Weems in September 1935.
Location Location Name: Section 2A
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.496308
Longitude: -80.955864
Creator Individual Sam P. Weems
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Construction equipment
Land construction
Road construction
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway