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Title Before selective cutting
Title Note Fine hemlock specimen obscured by poor one-sided and badly damaged oak.
Date October 15, 1937
Description Image shows trees and bushes along the side of a road. Trees in the photograph include a hemlock that is partially obscured by a damaged oak tree, before selective cutting of the damaged tree. Image taken near milepost 145 and station 493+75R in section 1Q of the Blue Ridge Parkway, in Franklin County, Va. Image taken by Malcolm A. Bird on October 15, 1937.
Location Location Name: Milepost 145
Parkway Milepost: 145.0
Latitude: 37.025
Longitude: -80.105556
Creator Individual Malcolm A. Bird
Tags Dead trees
Franklin County (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway