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Title Latest wagon drill in action. View looking south from point toward Bluffs
Date September 1936
Description Photograph shows workers and wagon drills at a construction site near station 400 and milepost 244.9 in section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by A. S. Burns in September 1936.
Location Location Name: Milepost 244
Parkway Milepost: 244.0
Latitude: 36.406768
Longitude: -81.19699
Creator Individual A.S. Burns
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Drilling and boring
Drills (machinery)
Land construction
Road construction
Wagon drills (Pneumatic machinery)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway