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Title Flood Damage
Date August 17, 1940
Description A view of flood damage in a valley along the Blue Ridge Parkway from the 1940 flood. Located on milepost 237.2-248, section 2C on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by A.S. Burns on August 17, 1940.
Location Location Name: Section 2C
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.416769
Longitude: -81.193564
Creator Individual A.S. Burns
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Flood of 1940
Storm damage
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway