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The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Grading project
Date April 1, 1953
Description Photograph of construction equipment during grading on the road near station 552 and mile post 417 in section 2U of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Milepost 417
Parkway Milepost: 417.0
Latitude: 35.32227
Longitude: -82.82815
Creator Individual Robert E. Howe
Creator Organization National Park Service—Blue Ridge Parkway
Tags Construction
Construction equipment
Grading (Earthwork)
Haywood County (N.C.)
Looking Glass Rock (N.C.)
Road construction
Transylvania County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway