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Title Rock Embankment
Date June 1947
Description Line change at a rock embankment near station 151, section 2M of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the North Carolina State Archives and taken by "EWA" on June 1947. Section 2-M (1). Station 151. Line change.
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: Section 2M
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 35.788139
Longitude: -82.167372
Creator Individual E.W.A.
Tags Blue Ridge Parkway--Planning
Rock cuts
Rock embankments
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives