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The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Route 18 Crossing
Date February 2, 1937
Description Photograph looks north along the finished work of the Blue Ridge Parkway in section 2A to the crossing with Route 18. There are at least two buildings and two automobiles on the main road.
Commentary Taken in 1937, this picture shows the completion of part of Section 2A but not all of it since it was under construction from 1935 to 1939.
Location Location Name: Section 2A
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.496308
Longitude: -80.955864
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Automobiles
Farm buildings and land
Intersections (roads)
North Carolina State Route 18
Residential building
View of road
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives