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Title Logs and Debris Washed from Mountain
Date August 16, 1940
Description Photograph of logs and debris washed from a mountain near milepost 319.1, section 2K, and station 80+00 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Most likely damage from the flood of 1940. Taken by Granville B. Liles on August 16, 1940.
Location Location Name: Milepost 319
Parkway Milepost: 319.0
Latitude: 35.94827
Longitude: -81.959794
Creator Individual Granville B. Liles
Tags Automobiles
Avery County (N.C.)
Flood of 1940
Storm damage
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway