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Title Flood damage. Gutter washed in and across road.
Date August 16, 1940
Description Photograph of flood damaged roadway in section 2J near milepost 307.4 of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Granville B. Liles on August 16, 1940.
Location Location Name: Milepost 307
Parkway Milepost: 307.0
Latitude: 36.059031
Longitude: -81.84852
Creator Individual Granville B. Liles
Tags Flood of 1940
Road conditions
Road damage
Storm damage
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway