Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

About this Image

Title Balsam Range, Big Sam Knob right foreground
Title Note Richland Balsam center horizon
Date November 1956
Description Photograph of the Balsam Range, with Big Sam Knob visible on the right, as seen from Shining Rock Ledge near mile post 420.5 in section 2V of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Milepost 420
Parkway Milepost: 420.0
Latitude: 35.316643
Longitude: -82.865661
Creator Individuals Roeder
Robert E. Howe
Tags Landscape
Richland Balsam Mountain (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway