Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Plowing for hay field
Date 20th Century
Description Image shows a man on a tractor, plowing a hay field. In the foreground, to the right of the tractor, the field appears to be open earth, dirt and rocks. To the left of the tractor, the ground is covered with grass. There appears to be a fence and possible a road in the distance, with trees lining the background. Image taken near milepost 155 in section 1Q of the Blue Ridge Parkway, near Smart View in Franklin County, Va. The photographer and date of the photograph are both unknown.
Location Location Name: Smart View (V.A.)
Parkway Milepost: 155.0
Latitude: 36.9259683
Longitude: -80.1864329
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Agriculture
Franklin County (Va.)
Smart View (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway