Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title ERA work station (site of gas station and coffee shop)
Date 1940
Description Photograph shows automobiles along the road next to some buildings of an ERA work station and future site of the coffee shop and service station near mile post 240 in Bluff Park (now Doughton Park) in section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by J. E. V. in 1940.
Location Location Name: Bluffs Coffee Shop
Parkway Milepost: 241.0
Latitude: 36.430231
Longitude: -81.177169
Creator Individual J.E.V.
Tags Automobiles
Bluff Park (N.C.)
Bluffs Coffee Shop (Doughton Park, N.C.)
Bluffs Gas Station (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway