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Title Load Lugger rigged for watering
Date August 10, 1943
Description This photograph shows a "Load Lugger" truck used for dispensing water parked on section 1-B-2, Route 250, east of the overpass. The truck has two large tanks in the truck bed and a large piece of metal equipment suspended from the back. A worker standing on the side of the road is holding a hose that appears to be attached to the equipment on the truck. This photograph was taken on August 10, 1943.
Location Location Name: Rockfish Gap
Parkway Milepost: 0.0
Creator Individual W.A.J.
Tags Augusta County (Va.)
Construction equipment
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway