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Title Northwest Trading Post
Description Photograph shows the exterior of the Northwest Trading Post building and automobiles in the adjacent parking lot near mile post 258.6 in section 2D of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by C. E. Westveer on August 10, 1973.
Commentary Looking at the Trading Post from a distance, 14 years after its founding. Compared with the July 1958 photos, the Trading Post seems to have been enlarged.
Location Location Name: Northwest Trading Post
Parkway Milepost: 258.0
Latitude: 36.343644
Longitude: -81.375559
Creator Individual C.E. Westveer
Tags Automobile parking
Automobiles
Building
Business
Northwest Trading Post (N.C.)
Photographs
Tourism
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway