Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Pavement struck by lightning
Date March 29, 1943
Description View of pavement that has been struck by lightning at station 200, section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Photograph labeled "in this area, pavement was torn down to subgrade." Image taken from the North Carolina State Archives and taken by E.G. Middleton on March 29, 1943.
Location Location Name: Section 2C
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.416769
Longitude: -81.193564
Creator Individual E.G. Middleton
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Road conditions
Road damage
Storm damage
View of road
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives