Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Soil Erosion Before Erosion Control Work
Date November 1942
Description Image shows a hill that borders the Blue Ridge Parkway. There are channels dug out of the earth, likely by water runoff. Image taken near Station 1173 and milepost 158 in Section 1R of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken in November of 1942.
Location Location Name: Milepost 158
Parkway Milepost: 158.0
Latitude: 36.904997
Longitude: -80.238616
Creator Individual G.P.D.
Tags Erosion
Floyd County (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway