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The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Traffic signs as existing Dec 1949
Date December 9, 1949
Description Image shows a close-up view of a sign that reads "Blue Ridge Parkway," with an arrow pointing right labeled "Roanoke" and an arrow pointing left labeled "Asheville." A paved road appears to the left of the sign, and is intersected by another road to the right. A black car appears in the background of the photograph. Image taken near milepost 165.1 of the Blue Ridge Parkway, at the intersection of the parkway with VA Highway 8, near Tuggle Gap and Floyd, Va. Image taken by Albert S. Burns on December 9, 1949.
Location Location Name: Milepost 165
Parkway Milepost: 165.0
Latitude: 36.915351
Longitude: -80.208014
Creator Individual Albert S. Burns
Tags Automobiles
Floyd County (Va.)
Intersections (roads)
Signs and signboards
Tuggle Gap (Va.)
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway