Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

About this Image

Title Convicted vandals repairing sign damage.
Title Note To illustrate one means of law enforcement.
Date June 1959
Description Image shows a park ranger standing with one hand on a sign post. The signboard itself has been removed from the post, and there are two young men crouched over it. They appear to be scrubbing or painting it. There is an automobile parked on a roadway behind the young men and the park ranger. The image was taken in the Peaks of Otter District of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken at the Harveys Knob Overlook, near milepost 95.3 in Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken by Deane Shilts in June 1959.
Location Location Name: Harveys Knob Overlook
Parkway Milepost: 95.3
Latitude: 37.445
Longitude: -79.726667
Creator Individual Deane Shilts
Tags Automobiles
Botetourt County (Va.)
Park rangers
Scenic overlooks
Signs and signboards
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway