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Title Heisler dinkey [dinky] locomotive
Date 20th Century
Description Image shows a Heisler locomotive at the Blue Ridge Stone Corporation. The locomotive appears to be parked on grass, at the end of a railroad track, although the grass may have grown over this portion of the tracks. Beyond the locomotive, there is a man working outside of a building. The railroad track runs along one side of this building. There are two automobiles parked near the building, and various equipment and materials throughout the site. The Blue Ridge Stone Corporation quarry was located near the Bedford-Botetourt County line, near Blue Ridge, Virginia. The quarry is near milepost 101 in Section 1L of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Milepost 101
Parkway Milepost: 101.0
Latitude: 37.405419
Longitude: -79.809628
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Automobiles
Bedford County (Va.)
Botetourt County (Va.)
Quarries and quarrying
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway