Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Farm Scene
Date October 1956
Description Image shows farm pasture land on both sides of the road. A wooden rail fence sits on the left side of the road, visible in the foreground of the image, and a wire fence is on the right side of the road. a group of small houses and buildings sit off the road in the far right side of the image. Scattered trees are in the farm landscape, with heavier trees in the background. Image taken by Ralph Anderson in October of 1956. Image taken in section 1Q in the Rocky Knob District of the Blue Ridge Parkway, in Floyd County, Va.
Location Location Name: Milepost 168
Parkway Milepost: 168.0
Latitude: 36.822371
Longitude: -80.342472
Creator Individual Ralph Anderson
Tags Farm buildings and land
Floyd County (Va.)
Rocky Knob (Va.)
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway