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Title Bus station
Date 1952
Description Image shows the exterior of the Peaks of Otter bus station, and the parking area and roadways that are near it. There are three automobiles in the parking area. Two people are standing on a stone patio outside of the bus station, and they appear to be speaking with a park ranger. The back of a bus is visible, and it is headed away from the bus station. 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 1952.
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
Park rangers
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway