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Title Peaks of Otter terminal area, stone curb construction
Date July 23, 1947
Description Image shows a stone curb that is under construction. An area in front of a grassy slope has been leveled, and the front of it has been faced with a layer of cut stones. There is a pile of stacked wood boards that are sitting on the leveled portion of the curb, and there are loose stones in front of the curb. The head of a man that is bent over working is visible in the bottom left corner of 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