Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Flood debris
Date September 6, 1940
Description Photograph of an unidentified man with uprooted trees following the flood of 1940 near Linville and section 2J of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Section 2J
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.017117
Longitude: -81.880519
Creator Individual Dale
Tags Avery County (N.C.)
Dead trees
Flood of 1940
Linville (N.C.)
Storm damage
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway