Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Complete slide where earth was saturated with water
Date August 16, 1940
Description Photograph of a landslide following the flood of 1940, near station 400+50 and mile post 324.7 in section 2K of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Milepost 324
Parkway Milepost: 324.0
Latitude: 35.902699
Longitude: -81.978219
Creator Individual Granville B. Liles
Tags Erosion
Flood of 1940
McDowell County (N.C.)
Mitchell County (N.C.)
Storm damage
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway