Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Fallen rock
Date February 8, 1952
Description Photo shows a piece of fallen rock on the parkway with an automobile parked next to it.
Commentary This section of the parkway was constructed between 1939 and 1955. Various federal and state agencies including the CCC and the Bureau of Public Roads participated in the parkway's construction.
Location Location Name: Milepost 416
Parkway Milepost: 416.0
Latitude: 35.332936
Longitude: -82.818487
Creator Individual E.W.A.
Tags Automobiles
Road conditions
Road damage
Rock slides
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives