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Title Thrasher accident showing limit of visibility prior to accident of Sept 19, 1948
Date September 26, 1948
Description Image shows two automobiles at the edge of the roadway. Behind the automobiles, there is a blind curve in the roadway. Image was taken in the Peaks of Otter area, near milepost 86 and Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken by National Park Service Ranger H.V. Reynolds, Jr. on September 26, 1948.
Location Location Name: Peaks of Otter
Parkway Milepost: 86.0
Latitude: 37.433333
Longitude: -79.604722
Creator Individual H.V. Reynolds, Jr.
Tags Automobiles
Bedford County (Va.)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Traffic accidents
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway