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Title Flood Damage
Title Note negative 6941 (644-4), classification no. 551.5
Date August 16, 1940
Description A view of flood damage on the Blue Ridge Parkway from the 1940 flood. Located on milepost 217, section 2A on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Location is one mile above Junction of 26-221, Rte #26 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by "EMD" on August 16, 1940.
Location Location Name: Cumberland Knob
Parkway Milepost: 217.5
Latitude: 36.55013
Longitude: -80.90869
Creator Individual E.M.D.
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Cumberland Knob (N.C.)
Flood of 1940
Photographs
Road conditions
Road damage
Storm damage
Weather
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway