Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Complete washout in road Flood damage
Date August 16, 1940
Description Photograph shows a complete washout in the roadway following the flood of 1940 at station 4+00 and mile post 305 in section 2H of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Granville B. Liles on August 16, 1940.
Location Location Name: Section 2H
Parkway Milepost: None
Creator Individual Granville B. Liles
Tags Avery County (N.C.)
Flood of 1940
Road damage
Storm damage
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway