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Title Bus terminal view from Sharp Top Road.
Title Note Showing layout of roads and parking area.
Date January 30, 1947
Description Image shows the land surrounding the proposed site of a bus terminal and parking area in the Peaks of Otter area of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Much of the land at this site has been cleared of plant life, and there is a narrow gravel roadway running through the land. Two trucks are visible at the perimeter of the site, and a mountain is visible in the background of the image. The image was taken on January 30, 1947 near milepost 86 and Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
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 Automobile parking
Bedford County (Va.)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Proposed sites
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway