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Title Bus Station
Date September 1948
Description Image shows the exterior of the Peaks of Otter bus station. The bus station is constructed of wood, and there is a stone patio in front of it. A portion of the patio is covered by a roof, and there is a bench underneath the overhang. A group of seven people are standing on the patio. A woman and a man are exchanging a hat, and there is a dog that appears to be barking at them. The image was taken near milepost 86 and Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Abbie Rowe in September 1948.
Location Location Name: Peaks of Otter Bus Station and Camp Store
Parkway Milepost: 86.0
Latitude: 37.442989
Longitude: -79.609508
Creator Individual Abbie Rowe
Tags Animals
Bedford County (Va.)
Bus Travel
National park concessions
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway