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Title Road up Sharp Top
Date July 1934
Description Image shows a dirt and gravel road cut into the side of a slope. The slope at either side of the road is dirt and rock, with limited plant growth. At the right side of the image, three people are visible on the slope above the road. Image was taken in the Peaks of Otter area, near Sharp Top Mountain, near milepost 86 in Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Edward H. Abbuehl in July 1934.
Location Location Name: Sharp Top Mountain (Va.)
Parkway Milepost: 85.9
Latitude: 37.433333
Longitude: -79.604722
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Tags Bedford County (Va.)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Sharp Top Mountain (Va.)
Slopes (road cuts)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway