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Title Attempt of motorist to detour snowdrift
Date March 1947
Description People watching an attempt of a motorist detouring a snowdrift at station 55, milepost 217.6, section 2A on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by Richard H. Griggs (park ranger) on March 1947.
Location Location Name: Section 2A
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.496308
Longitude: -80.955864
Creator Individual Park Ranger Richard H. Griggs
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Road blocks
Traffic accidents
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway