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Title Station 258 Sec 2B Hand-laid rock embankment
Date November 19, 1936
Description Photograph shows a detailed view of a hand-laid rock embankment below the roadway near mile post 230 in section 2B of the Blue Ridge Parkway, with construction equipment visible on the road above. Taken by Edward H. Abbuehl on November 19, 1936.
Location Location Name: Milepost 230
Parkway Milepost: 230.0
Latitude: 36.442789
Longitude: -81.030609
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Construction equipment
Rock embankments
Stone carving
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway