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Title Guard rail as torn up by 1955 Mercury
Date August 16, 1956
Description Photograph of a wooden guard rail after a collision by a 1955 Mercury driven by Gilmer Bagwell, located near milepost 360.1 in section 2P of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Robert E. Howe on August 16, 1956 as part of an accident report.
Location Location Name: Milepost 360
Parkway Milepost: 360.0
Latitude: 35.748677
Longitude: -82.337035
Creator Individual Robert E. Howe
Tags Buncombe County (N.C.)
Guard rails
Traffic accidents
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway