Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Removal of Car from Snowdrift by Wrecker
Date March 1947
Description Removal of car from snowdrift by wrecker at station 55, milepost 217.6, section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by Richard H. Griggs in March 1947.
Location Location Name: Milepost 218
Parkway Milepost: 218.0
Latitude: 36.550074
Longitude: -80.915148
Creator Individual Park Ranger Richard H. Griggs
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Road blocks
Storm damage
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway