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Title Clearing for Water Supply Reservoir
Date September 28, 1938
Description Clearing of land and trees for water supply reservoir in Bluff Park on milepost 238 of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by R.E.D. on September 28, 1938.
Commentary This area is being cleared in order to make way for the water supply reservoir in Bluff Park to allow for water runoff and rain.
Location Location Name: Milepost 238
Parkway Milepost: 238.0
Latitude: 36.422705
Longitude: -81.138681
Creator Individual R.E.D.
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Bluff Park (N.C.)
Doughton Park (N.C.)
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Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway