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Title Gully and sheet erosion (work started)
Date November 1941
Description Additional card text: "Shows same area with log and rock dams under construction and grading being accomplished with team and drag pan (neg 5453)" Photo shows an area suffering from soil erosion. Taken by "DWL" in November 1941 near Station 357-361, in Section 2E, Milepost 268.
Commentary This is near Benge Gap, which has an elevation 3330 feet.
Location Location Name: Milepost 268
Parkway Milepost: 268.0
Latitude: 36.279869
Longitude: -81.41477
Creator Individual Daniel W. Levandowsky
Tags Ashe County (N.C.)
Sheet erosion
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway