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Title Small waterfall, Camera placed at intersection of trail and stream
Title Note negative 462, classification no. 551.4
Date August 1936
Description Small waterfall in Cumberland Knob, off of Blue Ridge Parkway. Camera placed at intersection of trail and stream. Cumberland Knob is near milepost 217.5 section 2A. Picture taken in August 1936 by Albert S. Burns. Picture taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway. Picture labeled "no negative available."
Commentary Cumberland Knob is where construction of the Blue Ridge Parkway began in 1935. This waterfall is most likely in Cumberland Knob Park. Cumberland Knob Park is 1000 acres of park and picnic areas. Cumberland Knob also features multiple trails as well as parks.
Location Location Name: Cumberland Knob
Parkway Milepost: 217.5
Latitude: 36.55013
Longitude: -80.90869
Creator Individual A.S. Burns
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Bodies of water
Cumberland Knob (N.C.)
Cumberland Knob Recreation Area (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway