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Title Flood Damage to Viaduct
Date August 16, 1940
Description Photograph of storm damage from the flood of 1940, including fallen trees and a landslide on the roadway, in section 2K of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Section 2K
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 35.910461
Longitude: -81.968986
Creator Individual E.M.D.
Tags Flood of 1940
Road damage
Storm damage
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway