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Title Blacksmith at Mabry Mill
Date 1968
Description Image of a blacksmith at work in the blacksmith shop at Mabry Mill near milepost 176.1, section 1T of the Blue Ridge Parkway. He is using nippers to hold a piece of hot metal as he prepares to shape it by hammering. There is a fire in the background. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters. The photograph was taken in 1968. The photographer is unknown.
Location Location Name: Mabry Mill (Va.)
Parkway Milepost: 176.1
Latitude: 36.75
Longitude: -80.404722
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Blacksmiths
Floyd County (Va.)
Mabry Mill (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway