Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Flood damage. Slide started above Parkway
Date August 17, 1940
Description Photo shows landslide damage caused by severe storms and flooding near mile post 276.4 in section 2E of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by A.S. Burns on August 17, 1940.
Location Location Name: Milepost 276
Parkway Milepost: 276.0
Latitude: 36.234864
Longitude: -81.501132
Creator Individual A.S. Burns
Tags Deep Gap (N.C.)
Flood of 1940
Rock slides
Storm damage
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway