Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Shows road alignment. Figure stands at point of departure
Date February 22, 1941
Description Image shows wrecked automobile along the Blue Ridge Parkway. The text of the photocard does not seem to match this image. Taken by Dale on February 22, 1941, Station 201.0, Section 2D (incorrectly stated as 2-N-1), Milepost 251.3.
Commentary One of a series of photographs of this car accident.
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