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Title View of Tuggles Gap crossing of parkway with Virginia Route No. 8
Title Note Rocky Knob in distance
Date July 1936
Description Image shows a flat, open area of dirt and two roads in the early stages of construction that intersect with one another. A black car is parked facing the camera in the left side of the photograph. A tree appears on the right side of the camera, with a simple, possibly barbed-wire fence running in front of it. On the opposite side of the road there is another fence, and a densely wooded area that leads up to a mountain in the background. Image taken near Tuggles Gap at milepost 165.3, PA-1 and FL-40, on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken by Albert S. Burns in July of 1936.
Location Location Name: Milepost 165
Parkway Milepost: 165.0
Latitude: 36.915351
Longitude: -80.208014
Creator Individual Albert S. Burns
Tags Graded road
Intersections (roads)
Photographs
Road construction
Rocky Knob (Va.)
Tuggle Gap (Va.)
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway