I have walked it in the winter and springtime with Turtle and others. It had water flowing across the road in spring. Maybe it was used intermittently?That looks like it was a well-used road at the turn of the 20th century. Be neat to walk it from Jenkins down to 542 at Green Bank.
As it happens, this area is part of the batch of files that I just uploaded.interesting. I appears almost dry in 1995, Must be a long flat spung or just a dip in the land.