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Title View from proposed center line of Parkway between Mason's Knob and Buck Mtn.
Title Note looking into Buck Mtn.
Date August 1936
Description This image shows a view of the landscape looking toward Buck Mountain from along the proposed center of the road, near milepost 126.2 in section 1N of the Blue Ridge Parkway. There is corn growing in a field, and a farmhouse barely visible in the mid-ground along a road. Another farm building is visible along a road in the background. 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 Albert S. Burns
Tags Buck Mountain (Va.)
Farm buildings and land
Proposed sites
Roanoke County (Va.)
Roanoke (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway