Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Logs on Parkway
Date August 16, 1940
Description This photograph shows several people looking at damage on the parkway caused by logs, near milepost 318.8, section 2K, and station 72 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Most likely the result of the flood of 1940. Taken by E.M.D on August 16, 1940.
Location Location Name: Milepost 319
Parkway Milepost: 319.0
Latitude: 35.94827
Longitude: -81.959794
Creator Individual E.M.D.
Tags Avery County (N.C.)
Flood of 1940
Road damage
Storm damage
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway