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Title Pine Beetle Control Operation
Date February 28, 1945
Description View of scattered trees and a hat at a control operations site for southern pine beetle damage near milepost 241 in section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by Granville B. Liles on February 28, 1945.
Location Location Name: Milepost 241
Parkway Milepost: 241.0
Latitude: 36.434141
Longitude: -81.175697
Creator Individual Granville B. Liles
Tags Doughton Park (N.C.)
Southern pine beetle
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway