Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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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 that runs alongside the Blue Ridge Parkway. The youth are part of the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC). An automobile is parked in the grass at the opposite side of the road from where they are working. 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 Automobiles
Bedford County (Va.)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
View of road
Youth Conservation Corps (U.S.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway