Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
See Larger Image

About this Image

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 is being faced with a layer of cut stones. There is a pile of stacked wood boards and a pile of bricks that are sitting on the leveled portion of the curb, and there are loose stones in front of the curb. The hood of an automobile is visible in the work area as well. 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 Automobiles
Bedford County (Va.)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway