Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Severe sheet and some gully erosion (before)
Date August 1941
Description Photograph shows a hillside affected by severe sheet and gully erosion before restoration operations between stations 182-187 and near mile post 265 in section 2E of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by D. W. L. in August 1941.
Location Location Name: Milepost 265
Parkway Milepost: 265.0
Latitude: 36.281699
Longitude: -81.387258
Creator Individual Daniel W. Levandowsky
Tags Erosion
Landscape restoration
Sheet erosion
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway