Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Illegal timber cutting by Electric Corp.
Date July 1946
Description Photograph shows a close-up of trees, stumps, and logs of timber cut illegally by Electric Corp. at the intersection of the Blue Ridge Parkway and US 221. Taken by A.S. Burns in July 1946.
Location Location Name: Milepost 292
Parkway Milepost: 292.0
Latitude: 36.148597
Longitude: -81.663857
Creator Individual A.S. Burns
Tags Logging
Watauga County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway