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Title Lower Side of Lake Tahoma
Date August 1937
Description Lower view of the dam located at Lake Tahoma. This dam is located south of Little Switzerland and near milepost 333, section 2L of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by "CRA" on August 1937.
Commentary The building of the dam contributed to the creation of Lake Tahoma, which became a vital tourist attraction.
Location Location Name: Lake Tahoma
Parkway Milepost: 333.0
Latitude: 35.7234557
Longitude: -82.0781676
Creator Individual C.R.A.
Tags Bodies of water
Lake Tahoma (N.C.)
Little Switzerland (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway