Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Washed Out Fill
Date August 16, 1940
Description Photograph shows a washed-out fill slope next to the road and a tunnel near mile post 336.9 in section 2M of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Granville Liles on August 16, 1940.
Location Location Name: Section 2M
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 35.788139
Longitude: -82.167372
Creator Individual Granville B. Liles
Creator Organization National Park Service—Blue Ridge Parkway
Tags Flood of 1940
Road damage
Storm damage
Wildacres Tunnel (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway