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Title 60 foot cut Great quantities of natural ground water have caused much trouble in this cut
Date July 8, 1940
Description Photograph of an automobile in a 60-foot road cut that has faced difficulty because of natural ground water. Located near station 407 and milepost 269 in section 2E of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by A.S. Burns on July 8, 1940.
Location Location Name: Milepost 269
Parkway Milepost: 269.0
Latitude: 36.27332
Longitude: -81.42867
Creator Individual A.S. Burns
Tags Ashe County (N.C.)
Road construction
Road damage
Slopes (road cuts)
Watauga County (N.C.)
Wilkes County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway