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Title Air Pollution
Date September 1970
Description The image shows smog from a cement plant smoke stack diffusing over the plant and the surrounding wooded hills. A road also curves through the hills behind the plant. The photograph was taken by Robert G. Bruce on Spur Road from Roanoke Mountain in September 1970.
Location Location Name: Roanoke Mountain
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 37.2095825
Longitude: -79.9353144
Creator Individual Robert G. Bruce
Tags Cement
Roanoke County (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway