Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

About this Image

Title Before flood and P.R.A. regrading
Date May 25, 1939
Description Photograph shows an automobile parked alongside a rocky embankment and roadway near milepost 275 in section 2E of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Malcolm A. Bird on May 25, 1939 to show cave-in in rock cut.
Location Location Name: Milepost 275
Parkway Milepost: 275.0
Latitude: 36.238573
Longitude: -81.494802
Creator Individual Malcolm A. Bird
Tags Automobiles
Road conditions
View of road
Watauga County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway