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Title Another view of borrow pit obliteration
Date May 1947
Description Image shows a borrow pit. This is an area of land that is cleared of trees. The image was taken near the site of the Peaks of Otter bus terminal, near milepost 86 and Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken in May 1947.
Location Location Name: Peaks of Otter Bus Station and Camp Store
Parkway Milepost: 86.0
Latitude: 37.442989
Longitude: -79.609508
Creator Individual W.D.L.
Tags Bedford County (Va.)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway