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Title Gas Station
Date 1952
Description Image shows a structure made of stone and wood. There is a parking area in front of the structure that has two fuel pumps. There are a few automobiles parked in the parking area, and there is a man standing near the driver side door of one of the automobiles. A mountain peak is visible in the background of the image. The image was taken at the Peaks of Otter service station, near milepost 86 and Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Abbie Rowe in 1952.
Location Location Name: Peaks of Otter Service Station
Parkway Milepost: 86.0
Latitude: 37.445344
Longitude: -79.6105
Creator Individual Abbie Rowe
Tags Automobile parking
Bedford County (Va.)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Service stations
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway