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Title YCC repairing fences
Date August 1976
Description Image shows a group of young people working to repair a wooden fence. They are part of the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC). There is a sign near the work site that reads "Blue Ridge Parkway - North". Abbott Lake and the Peaks of Otter Lodge are visible in the background of the image. The image was taken in the Peaks of Otter area, near milepost 86 in Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Robert G. Bruce in August 1976.
Location Location Name: Milepost 86
Parkway Milepost: 86.0
Latitude: 37.444858
Longitude: -79.611066
Creator Individual Robert G. Bruce
Tags Abbott Lake (Va.)
Bedford County (Va.)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Signs and signboards
Youth Conservation Corps (U.S.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway