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Title Roadside dumping, VA 679 & Intersection with Parkway
Date July 27, 1948
Description This image shows two automobiles at an intersection; one automobile is stopped to let the other pass by. In the foreground of the image, there is a pile of litter at the side of the road. The image was taken at the intersection of Virginia State Route 679 and the Blue Ridge Parkway, near milepost 122.4 and station 67 in section 1N of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken on July 27, 1948.
Location Location Name: Intersection of Blue Ridge Parkway at Virginia State Route 679
Parkway Milepost: 122.4
Latitude: 37.201639
Longitude: -79.970286
Creator Individual H.V.R.
Tags Automobiles
Intersections (roads)
Litter (Trash)
Roanoke County (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway