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Title View toward Buck Mtn. from proposed center line of Parkway between Buck Mtn. and Mason's Knob
Date August 1936
Description This image shows of a view from the proposed center line of the road, near milepost 126.2 in section 1N of the Blue Ridge Parkway. A windmill is visible in the foreground along with a farm outbuilding and corn growing in the field. There appears to be another building, possibly a house, in the mid-ground on the right behind a tall tree. The photograph was taken in August 1936 by Albert S. Burns.
Location Location Name: Milepost 126
Parkway Milepost: 126.0
Latitude: 37.195278
Longitude: -80.0275
Creator Individual A.S. Burns
Tags Farm buildings and land
Roanoke County (Va.)
Roanoke (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway