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The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Road construction
Title Note Ahead at partial cut and fill from 563/87
Date August 24, 1936
Description Photograph shows automobile on unpaved part of road in section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway
Commentary Road construction, most likely on section 2C of Blue Ridge Parkway; automobile can be seen driving. Picture taken on August 24, 1936. Picture taken by W.D. Stanton. Picture taken from the North Carolina State Archives. Based on date, this road construction is part of the initial construction of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Picture labeled "Ahead at partial cut and fill from 563/87."
Location Location Name: Section 2C
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.416769
Longitude: -81.193564
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Road conditions
Road construction
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives