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Title The wreck, right front view
Date February 23, 1941
Description A close-up view of the wreck at Milepost 251.3 from the right side. The car is stopped in the foliage and the top has been severely battered. Both doors are hanging open (or missing). Taken by Dale on February 23, 1941, Station 202, Section 2D (incorrectly identified as 2N on the card), Milepost 251.3.
Commentary Taken after construction on section 2D was completed, this picture shows the dangers of curving mountain roads.
Location Location Name: Milepost 251
Parkway Milepost: 251.0
Latitude: 36.37407
Longitude: -81.286452
Creator Individual Dale
Tags Ashe County (N.C.)
Traffic accidents
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway