Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

About this Image

Title Rail fences
Date May 30, 1942
Description Image of a farm located along the Blue Ridge Parkway near milepost 159 and Station 1225 in Section 1R. The farm is separated from the road by a wooden fence, and there are fences visible throughout the landscape. In the foreground of the image the front half of an automobile is visible on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken by Edward H. Abbuehl on May 30, 1942.
Location Location Name: Milepost 159
Parkway Milepost: 159.0
Latitude: 36.900168
Longitude: -80.254968
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Tags Automobiles
Farm buildings and land
Floyd County (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway