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Title Vichity [Vicinity] of Roanoke, Va.
Title Note View taken from proposed centerline of Parkway between Mason's Knob and Buck Mtn.
Date August 1936
Description This image shows the landscape near Roanoke, Virginia for a section of the parkway under development in 1936, near milepost 126.2 in section 1N of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The photograph looks toward Buck Mountain from the proposed center line of the road. A bridge is visible behind a tree in the left foreground, and the landscape in the mid-ground shows a barn amidst cleared fields. The photograph was taken in August 1936 by A. S. Burns.
Location Location Name: Milepost 126
Parkway Milepost: 126.0
Latitude: 37.195278
Longitude: -80.0275
Creator Individual A.S. Burns
Tags Barns
Buck Mountain (Va.)
Roanoke County (Va.)
Roanoke (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway