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Title Peaks of Otter. Sharp Top pedestrian shelter and parking area
Date July 8, 1949
Description Image shows a parking area outside of a shelter. The bottom portion of the shelter is constructed of stone, and the top portion of the shelter is obscured in this photograph. A small bus is sitting in the parking area, and a man is standing next to the open door of the bus. This image was taken in the Peaks of Otter area, at the bus shelter on Sharp Top Mountain. Image taken near milepost 85.9 and Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway on July 8, 1949.
Location Location Name: Sharp Top Mountain Bus Shelter
Parkway Milepost: 85.9
Latitude: 37.434764
Longitude: -79.604467
Creator Individual W.D.L.
Tags Automobile parking
Bedford County (Va.)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Sharp Top Mountain (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway