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The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Road construction
Title Note Ahead along grade from 552/50
Date August 24, 1936
Description Photograph shows unpaved part of section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway with unspecified body of water to the left and small building in background on right.
Commentary Road construction, most likely on section 2C of Blue Ridge Parkway. 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 along grade from 552/50."
Location Location Name: Section 2C
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.416769
Longitude: -81.193564
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Farm buildings and land
Road conditions
Road construction
View of road
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives