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Title Slides
Title Note Storm Damage
Date February 6, 1957
Description Photograph shows a damaged slope alongside the Blue Ridge Parkway in section 2Y, with three men visible on the road. Taken by Bob Howe and Roeder on February 6, 1957.
Commentary Section 2Y was subject to storm damage and road slides. The gap in the side of the road is rather impressive, the asphalt portion is now right up to the edge of the mountain.
Location Location Name: Section 2Y
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 35.509889
Longitude: -83.179167
Creator Individuals Roeder
Robert E. Howe
Tags Embankments
Landslides
People
Photographs
Roads
Rock slides
Storm damage
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway