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Title Excavation - Lodge Site, Peaks of Otter
Date January 21, 1960
Description Image shows the excavation of land in the Peaks of Otter area. There are few workers using construction equipment to prepare the land for the construction of the Peaks of Otter Lodge. The image was taken near milepost 86, near where Section 1J meets Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken by Earl W. Estes, Jr. on January 21, 1960.
Location Location Name: Peaks of Otter Lodge (Va.)
Parkway Milepost: 85.6
Latitude: 37.442856
Longitude: -79.603603
Creator Individual Earl W. Estes, Jr.
Tags Bedford County (Va.)
Construction equipment
Land construction
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway