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Title Looking toward Sharp Top from gas station
Date 1952
Description Image shows the exterior of a service station in the Peaks of Otter area. There is an automobile parked next to the service station, and there are two automobiles traveling along the roadways. Sharp Top Mountain is visible in the background of the image. 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
Sharp Top Mountain (Va.)
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway