Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title View from proposed center line of parkway
Title Note Looking along Yellow Mtn. toward Roanoke
Date August 1936
Description Image shows the view of a mountain from the proposed center line of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Tree branches appear overhead at the top of the photograph, and grass and small trees are on a small field in front of a wooded area on the mountain. Image taken by Albert S. Burns in August of 1936. Image taken near milepost 120.4, in the vicinity of Roanoke, Va.
Location Location Name: Milepost 120
Parkway Milepost: 120.0
Latitude: 37.223524
Longitude: -79.941141
Creator Individual Albert S. Burns
Tags Photographs
Proposed sites
Roanoke County (Va.)
Roanoke (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway