Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

About this Image

Title Trail Construction
Date April 25, 1963
Description Image shows a group of men working to build a trail. They are cutting a level area for walking into a slope. There are many small trees in the area surrounding the trail. The image was taken on Sharp Top Mountain in the Peaks of Otter area, near milepost 85.9 and Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken by David C. Ochsner on April 25, 1963.
Location Location Name: Sharp Top Mountain (Va.)
Parkway Milepost: 85.9
Latitude: 37.433333
Longitude: -79.604722
Creator Individual David Ochsner
Tags Bedford County (Va.)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Sharp Top Mountain (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway