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Title Traffic signs as existing Dec 1949
Title Note Looking north along the Pkwy away from the intersection. Winter warning sign in foreground.
Date December 8, 1949
Description Image shows a close-up view of a sign on the right side of the road, stating "Warning: Avoid parkway during fog - snow - ice. Not maintained for winter travel." The road appears paved with a painted line down the center. The land slopes upward away from the road on both sides and is covered in grass. Trees appear in the far background. Image taken by Albert S. Burns on December 8, 1949. Image taken at milepost 165.1 of the Blue Ridge Parkway, at the intersection of the parkway with VA Route 8. The designated area is near Tuggle Gap in Floyd County, Va.
Location Location Name: Milepost 165
Parkway Milepost: 165.0
Latitude: 36.915351
Longitude: -80.208014
Creator Individual Albert S. Burns
Tags Floyd County (Va.)
Signs and signboards
Tuggle Gap (Va.)
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway