Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Looking up Parkway, water action left to right (R to L Parkway designation)
Date August 16, 1940
Description Photograph of debris blocking the roadway following the 1940 flood near station 72 and mile post 319 in section 2K of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
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.)
Burke County (N.C.)
Flood of 1940
Road blocks
Storm damage
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway