Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title View looking south along parkway, showing need of guard rail
Date October 20, 1936
Description Photograph shows a steep drop-off next to the roadway with no guard rail near mile post 262.3 in section 2E of the Blue Ridge Parkway, with an automobile in the background. Taken by A. S. Burns on October 20, 1936.
Location Location Name: Milepost 262
Parkway Milepost: 262.0
Latitude: 36.304709
Longitude: -81.365649
Creator Individual A.S. Burns
Tags Automobiles
Guard walls
Road conditions
View of road
Wilkes County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway