Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
See Larger Image

About this Image

Title James River Gorge
Date 1952
Description Image of the James River. There appear to be railroad tracks that run along this portion of the river. In the background of the image, the Blue Ridge Mountains are visible. The image was taken from Virginia State Route 130, which intersects the Blue Ridge Parkway near milepost 61.6 in Section 1G. The image was taken by Abbie Rowe in 1952.
Location Location Name: Milepost 61
Parkway Milepost: 61.0
Latitude: 37.57436
Longitude: -79.343555
Creator Individual Abbie Rowe
Tags Amherst County (Va.)
Blue Ridge Mountains
Bodies of water
James (river)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway