Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Before selective cutting
Title Note Looking back at fine hemlock specimen obscured by poor, one sided and badly damaged oaks
Date October 15, 1937
Description Image shows trees along the side of a gravel road. Healthy trees, including a hemlock tree, appear next to dead and dying trees, including oak trees. Image taken near milepost 145 and station 496+50 R 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