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Title Rock Embankment
Date 1930s
Description Face of hand laid rock embankment on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the North Carolina State Archives.
Commentary This section of the parkway was constructed between 1936 and 1940. Various federal and state agencies including the Civilian Conservation Corps and the Bureau of Public Roads helped with parkway construction.
Location Location Name: Undetermined
Parkway Milepost: None
Tags Embankments
Land construction
Rock cuts
Rock embankments
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives