Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Man and mules
Date 1930s
Description Image shows a man leaning against a plow. There are two animals, likely mules, harnessed to the plow, and they appear to be resting. The field is bordered on one side by a line of trees, and there are homes visible beyond the trees. The image was taken in the early 1930s. It was taken south of Whites Gap, near Buena Vista, Virginia, likely near Section 1F of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Section 1F
Parkway Milepost: 44.0
Latitude: 37.761336
Longitude: -79.290522
Creator Individual H.E.V.G.
Tags Animals
Buena Vista (Va.)
Farm buildings and land
Rockbridge County (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway