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Title Illegal timber cutting by Electric Corp
Date July 1946
Description This is an up close view of some of the illegally cut timber with the added human touch of a hat left behind. Photo taken by A.S. Burns in July 1946, at the intersection of the Blue Ridge Parkway and US Highway 221, Section 2F end, Milepost 292.
Location Location Name: Intersection of Blue Ridge Parkway at U.S. Route 221 (near Blowing Rock, N.C.)
Parkway Milepost: 292.0
Latitude: 36.148646
Longitude: -81.663814
Creator Individual A.S. Burns
Tags Electric utilities
Watauga County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway