Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title View of road
Date 1930s
Description Photograph shows stone-surfaced road and treated slopes in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Commentary Construction of this road began 9/11/1935 and ended 9/21/1939. Noted: duff (forest debris) on slope at extreme right.
Location Location Name: Section 2A
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.496308
Longitude: -80.955864
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Slopes (dressed)
View of road
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives