Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

About this Image

Title Lower portion, open area surrounded by mountains
Date April 16, 1935
Description Image shows a roadway, and a view of the mountains. At one side of the roadway there is a fenced area. At the other side, utility poles line the roadway and there are large pieces of rock and rubble near the road. The image was taken near Irish Creek, near milepost 37.4 and Section 1F of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken by Edward H. Abbuehl on April 16, 1935.
Location Location Name: Milepost 37
Parkway Milepost: 37.0
Latitude: 37.795853
Longitude: -79.212238
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Tags Blue Ridge Mountains
Irish Creek
Irish Gap (Va.)
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway