Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Parkway Flood Damage
Date August 16, 1940
Description Photograph depicts road damage at milepost 319.5, section 2K, and station 110 of the Blue Ridge Parkway, caused by the flood of 1940. Taken by "EMD" on August 16, 1940.
Location Location Name: Milepost 319
Parkway Milepost: 319.0
Latitude: 35.94827
Longitude: -81.959794
Creator Individual E.M.D.
Tags Avery County (N.C.)
Flood of 1940
Road damage
Storm damage
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway