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Title Slide rock cut
Date August 13, 1952
Description Image shows the surface of a steep rock cut following a rock slide. A crack in the rock face curves into the side of the slope and a large pile of rocks appears on the Blue Ridge Parkway below. The pile of rocks appears to take up one lane of the road. 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: Section 1L
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 37.404264
Longitude: -79.825757
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Bedford County (Va.)
Botetourt County (Va.)
Road damage
Rock cuts
Rock slides
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway