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Title Close-up of hand-laid rock embankment
Date November 19, 1936
Description Photograph shows a close-up view of a hand-laid rock embankment between mile posts 228 and 231 in section 2B of the Blue Ridge Parkway, with a pouch or case, possibly to indicate scale. Taken by Edward H. Abbuehl on November 19, 1936.
Location Location Name: Section 2B
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.438936
Longitude: -81.071667
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Masonry detail
Rock embankments
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway