Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Dead chestnut in second growth. Cleanup and thinning badly needed
Date October 12, 1937
Description Image of the Blue Ridge Parkway and the surrounding land. There are many dead chestnut trees in the background, and there are new plants growing amongst them. Image taken near milepost 152 and station 886 in section 1Q of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken by Malcolm A. Bird on October 12, 1937.
Location Location Name: Milepost 152
Parkway Milepost: 152.0
Latitude: 36.953778
Longitude: -80.163016
Creator Individual Malcolm A. Bird
Tags Dead trees
Franklin County (Va.)
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway