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Title Spreading Calcium Chloride
Date July 7, 1942
Description Men spreading calcium chloride on road from the back of a pickup truck for dust control and to prevent freezing. Located at station 199, section 2M of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the North Carolina State Archives and taken by "C.E.K." on July 7, 1942.
Location Location Name: Section 2M
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 35.788139
Longitude: -82.167372
Creator Individual C.E. Kinney
Tags Maintenance
Road conditions
Road damage
View of road
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives