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Title Fill settlement & slide
Date 1951
Description Photo of the collapse of the road bed on section 2Y in 1951. Taken by an unknown photographer at milepost 460.
Commentary Section 2Y of the Blue Ridge Parkway was completed in November 1942.
Location Location Name: Section 2Y
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 35.509889
Longitude: -83.179167
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Jackson County (N.C.)
Rock slides
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway