Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Peaks of Otter terminal area. Viewed from above walk.
Date July 23, 1947
Description Image shows a close up of a stone curb which is under construction. The image looks down upon the curb, much of which is still compacted dirt. The curb has been faced with a layer of cut stones, and the top surface of these stones are visible in the image. The image was taken in the Peaks of Otter area, near milepost 86 and Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken on July 23, 1947.
Location Location Name: Peaks of Otter
Parkway Milepost: 86.0
Latitude: 37.433333
Longitude: -79.604722
Creator Individual W.D.L.
Tags Bedford County (Va.)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway