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Title Montebello Maintenance Area
Date 1952
Description This photograph shows buildings at the Montebello parkway maintenance area, at milepost 29 in section IE. There is a gas pump in front of the center building and an automobile in the background. The photograph was taken by Abbie Rowe in 1952. Note that while milepost 29 is in Rockbridge County, the maintenance area appears to straddle both Rockbridge and Nelson Counties, with most of the structures standing in Nelson County.
Location Location Name: Montebello Maintenace Area
Parkway Milepost: 29.0
Latitude: 37.869722
Longitude: -79.146389
Creator Individual Abbie Rowe
Tags Maintenance
Nelson County (Va.)
Rockbridge County (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway