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Title Dirt slide in ditch, looking south
Date February 27, 1945
Description Image shows a view of a roadway. The land at the left side of the road slopes upward fairly sharply, and erosion of the slope is evident. Dirt has slid down the side of the slope into a shallow ditch at the side of the road, and into the road itself. The image was taken in the Peaks of Otter area, near station 122, milepost 87 and Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Sam P. Weems on February 27, 1945.
Location Location Name: Milepost 87
Parkway Milepost: 87.0
Latitude: 37.451794
Longitude: -79.623005
Creator Individual Sam P. Weems
Tags Bedford County (Va.)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway