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The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Rock Wall, Project 2M2
Date February 27, 1951
Description Rock wall on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the North Carolina State Archives and taken by "EWA" on February 27, 1951. Photograph labeled "Project 2M2. Front of wall from south end."
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 Photographs
Retaining walls
Rock cuts
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives