Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title View of Automobile and Rock
Date February 8, 1952
Description Photo shows the Blue Ridge Parkway with a rock and an automobile.
Commentary This section of the parkway was constructed between 1939 and 1955, involving various federal and state agencies including the Civilian Conservation Corps and the Bureau of Public Roads.
Location Location Name: Milepost 416
Parkway Milepost: 416.0
Latitude: 35.332936
Longitude: -82.818487
Creator Individual E.W.A.
Tags Automobiles
Rock slides
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives