Documenting the American South

Home
The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
 

About this Image

Title Original islands at Tuggle Gap
Date September 22, 1937
Description Image shows a large dirt hill sloping down toward a road. Several stakes appear in the ground on the dirt slope. A gravel road runs from the left side of the image toward the center, where it intersects with another road running across the photograph. At this intersection there are several cars parked near each other, and men standing on the roadside near the cars. A wooded area appears in the background of the image, and beyond that there is a mountain. Image taken by R.F.E. on September 22, 1937. Image taken near milepost 165.3 and station 3R in section 1S of the Blue Ridge Parkway, near Tuggle Gap, Va.
Location Location Name: Milepost 165
Parkway Milepost: 165.0
Latitude: 36.915351
Longitude: -80.208014
Creator Individual R.F.E.
Tags Automobiles
Embankments
Floyd County (Va.)
Patrick County (Va.)
People
Photographs
Slopes (road cuts)
Tuggle Gap (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway