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Title Gully and Sheet Erosion
Date July 1, 1942
Description Photograph shows an automobile and the beginning of sheet erosion in a gully before any corrective action was taken, located in section 2E of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by D.W.L. in July 1942.
Commentary Noted in subject: Light areas in "before" picture represent spots with no cover and beginning of sheet erosion. See neg# 4539 Neg# 5438 - 5443 examples of run-off and infiltration control accomplished with 1942 S. & M.C appropriation. Blue Ridge Parkway
Location Location Name: Section 2E
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.275389
Longitude: -81.427278
Creator Individual Daniel W. Levandowsky
Tags Ashe County (N.C.)
Landscape restoration
Sheet erosion
Watauga County (N.C.)
Wilkes County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway