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Title Big House Mountain
Date April 16, 1935
Description Image shows a view of the land. There is a roadway bordered by a fence in the foreground of the image, and beyond the roadway there are pastures. At the right side of the image a truck is faintly visible, and beyond the truck, on the other side of the roadway, there are buildings. The mountains are visible in the background of the image. The image was taken near the crossing of U.S. Route 60 and what the photographer refers to as the Shenandoah - Great Smoky Parkway. The Blue Ridge Parkway, as constructed, crosses U.S. Route 60 near milepost 45.6 in Section 1F. This image was taken by Edward H. Abbuehl on April 16, 1935.
Location Location Name: Milepost 46
Parkway Milepost: 46.0
Latitude: 37.736263
Longitude: -79.306745
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Tags Big House Mountain
Farm buildings and land
Rockbridge County (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway