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The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Slide rock cut
Date August 13, 1952
Description Image shows a pile of rocks following a rock slide on the Blue Ridge Parkway, below a steep rock cut. The rock cut slopes down from the top left corner of the photograph toward the road in the bottom right corner. Image taken between mileposts 98-105.8 in section 1L of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken on August 13, 1952. The photographer is unknown.
Location Location Name: Milepost 98
Parkway Milepost: 98.0
Latitude: 37.422681
Longitude: -79.763179
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Bedford County (Va.)
Botetourt County (Va.)
Road damage
Rock cuts
Rock slides
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway