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Title Cabbage harvest. W. L. Wimmer lease. Most of Mr. Wimmer's cabbage was contracted by Kroger Stores.
Date Fall 1944
Description Image of a cabbage field. There are two people standing in the field and four people standing near the edge of the field with large sacks, tied shut, at their feet. One person is holding the top of a sack, which is still open. Image was taken near milepost 140.4 near station 225R in section 1P of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken by A. H. Huntoon in Fall 1944
Location Location Name: Milepost 140
Parkway Milepost: 140.0
Latitude: 37.083271
Longitude: -80.111629
Creator Individual A.H. Huntoon
Tags Farm buildings and land
Franklin County (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway