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Title Gully control (after) Beng, N.C.
Date November 1941
Description Photograph shows a gully after control operations near mile post 267 in section 2E of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by D. W. L. on July 26, 1941.
Commentary With the convoluted topography of mountaintop sections of the Blue Ridge Parkway, designing systems to drain away water were especially important. These consisted of ditches, waterways, and culverts.
Location Location Name: Milepost 268
Parkway Milepost: 268.0
Latitude: 36.279869
Longitude: -81.41477
Creator Individual Daniel W. Levandowsky
Tags Benge Gap (N.C.)
Landscape restoration
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway