Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Hillside
Date 1930s
Description Photograph shows hillside topped by fence in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken to show successful soil stabilization of gully - six weeks after work was completed.
Commentary Construction of this road began 9/11/1935 and ended 9/21/1939.
Location Location Name: Section 2A
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.496308
Longitude: -80.955864
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Fences
Landscape development
Landscape restoration
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives