Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Rock Slide
Date April 3, 1957
Description Photograph shows an automobile beyond a rock slide that almost blocks the entire roadway near mile post 421 in section 2V of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Robert E. Howe on April 3, 1957.
Location Location Name: Milepost 421
Parkway Milepost: 421.0
Latitude: 35.309898
Longitude: -82.880188
Creator Individual Robert E. Howe
Tags Automobiles
Road blocks
Road damage
Rock slides
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway