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Title Gas Station
Date 1952
Description Image shows a wooden fence set near a roadway. In the background of the image a service station is visible. The structure is made of stone and wood, and there are two fuel pumps in front of it. Two automobiles are parked next to the service station. The image was taken near 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 Automobiles
Bedford County (Va.)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Service stations
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway