Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Fill Slide-Photo #2 was taken about 3 minutes after photo #1 (Photo #2)
Title Note Alternate view of road damage
Date April 5, 1957
Description Ground level view of landslide and resulting road damage. Taken by Robert E. Howe on April 5, 1957 at milepost 377 in Section 2Q of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Commentary This alternate view of the landslide shows the extent of the damage done to the road.
Location Location Name: Milepost 377
Parkway Milepost: 377.0
Latitude: 35.649673
Longitude: -82.4864
Creator Individual Robert E. Howe
Creator Organization National Park Service—Blue Ridge Parkway
Tags Buncombe County (N.C.)
Road damage
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway