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Title Roadside dumping VA 679 and intersection with Parkway
Date July 27, 1948
Description Image of an automobile stopped at the side of the road. There is litter along the side of the road. The Blue Ridge Mountains are visible in the background, over the tops of the trees and foliage that line the road. Image was taken near the intersection of Virginia State Route 679 and the Blue Ridge Parkway, near milepost 122.4 and station 67 in section 1N of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken on July 27, 1948.
Location Location Name: Intersection of Blue Ridge Parkway at Virginia State Route 679
Parkway Milepost: 122.4
Latitude: 37.201639
Longitude: -79.970286
Creator Individual H.V.R.
Tags Automobiles
Litter (Trash)
Roanoke County (Va.)
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway