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Title Gaunt dead chestnut against woods background.
Title Note Several upright and down trees selected to remain for picturesque character.
Date 1937
Description This image shows a view of the Blue Ridge Parkway under development. A clearing is visible on the right side of the road, in which there is a line of dead chestnut trees. There is a wooded area with live trees behind the chestnut trees. The image was taken near station 1024+75 and milepost 155 in Section 1Q of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The photograph was taken in 1937 by Malcolm A. Bird.
Location Location Name: Milepost 155
Parkway Milepost: 155.0
Latitude: 36.923516
Longitude: -80.194919
Creator Individual Malcolm A. Bird
Tags Dead trees
Floyd County (Va.)
Landscape
Photographs
Roads
Trees
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway