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Title Proposed Crossing of NC 18 (3)
Date June 28, 1936
Description Photograph shows an automobile at a "T" road crossing, with a fence running along the right side and a hill in the background. Taken near the boundary between sections 2C and 2D of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Commentary Proposed site for crossing NC state highway 18 between sections 2C and 2D of the Parkway. The road parallel to the car is NC 18. The exact site of the intended crossing is unclear. Also is it difficult to determine which of the many crossing sites was chosen.
Location Location Name: Milepost 248
Parkway Milepost: 248.0
Latitude: 36.391166
Longitude: -81.244288
Creator Individual W.D. Stanton
Tags Access roads
Construction delays
Land construction
Overpass construction
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives