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Title Bus terminal at base of Sharp Top
Date September 1948
Description Image shows the exterior of the Peaks of Otter bus station, and the parking area and roadways that are near it. There are seven automobiles in the parking area. A bus in parked in front of the station, and there is a crowd of people standing on a patio near the bus. A mountain peak is visible in the background of the image. 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 Automobile parking
Bedford County (Va.)
Bus Travel
National park concessions
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway