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The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Shows road alignment, looking back in direction from which car approached. Figure at point of departure
Date February 22, 1941
Description Photograph of a road where there was a car accident. A person stands at the point where the car left the road and crashed below. Taken by Dale on February 22, 1941, Station 204, Section 2D (incorrectly stated as 2-N-1), Milepost 251.3.
Commentary A car accident occurred at this milepost and several photos were taken of the accident. The accident occurred several years after this section of the Blue Ridge Parkway was completed in 1938.
Location Location Name: Milepost 251
Parkway Milepost: 251.0
Latitude: 36.37407
Longitude: -81.286452
Creator Individual Dale
Creator Organization National Park Service—Blue Ridge Parkway
Tags Ashe County (N.C.)
Traffic accidents
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway