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Title Shows pile of rocks and stumps into which car dove and car at rest after plunge
Date February 22, 1941
Description This photo gives a wider view of the site where the wrecked car came to a stop. The area is full of trees, stumps, and rocks. Taken by Dale on February 22, 1941, Station 202, Section 2D (incorrectly noted as 2-N-1), Milepost 251.3.
Commentary This image shows the great distance the car traveled after leaving the road.
Location Location Name: Milepost 251
Parkway Milepost: 251.0
Latitude: 36.37407
Longitude: -81.286452
Creator Individual Dale
Creator Organization National Park Service—Blue Ridge Parkway
Tags Ashe County (N.C.)
Peak Creek (N.C.)
Traffic accidents
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway