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The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Milepost 140 Area
Date June 1959
Description Image of an automobile as it drives along the Blue Ridge Parkway near milepost 140 in section 1P. There is farmland on either side of the parkway. In the foreground of the image is a wooden fence, and in the background is a view of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Image was taken by Jack E. Boucher in June of 1959. There is a handwritten note with the image, added in May 2001, which indicates that the photograph was taken near Lancaster Farm.
Location Location Name: Milepost 140
Parkway Milepost: 140.0
Latitude: 37.083271
Longitude: -80.111629
Creator Individual Jack E. Boucher
Tags Automobiles
Blue Ridge Mountains
Franklin County (Va.)
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway