Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Before flood and P.R.A. regrading
Date September 25, 1939
Description Photograph of a slope below the roadway before a flood and subsequent regrading, located near station 148 and mile post 264 in section 2E of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken to show the erosive character of material on the 1 ½:1 slope.
Location Location Name: Milepost 264
Parkway Milepost: 264.0
Latitude: 36.280247
Longitude: -81.37475
Creator Individual Malcolm A. Bird
Tags Ashe County (N.C.)
Wilkes County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway