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The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Shows road alignment. Figure stands at point of departure
Date February 22, 1941
Description A figure stands at the point where the car veered off the road during an accident. Taken by Dale on February 22, 1941, Station 201.0, Section 2D (incorrectly noted as 2-N-1), Milepost 251.3.
Commentary This photo shows how dangerous many curves along the Blue Ridge Parkway could be.
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