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Title Pasture closeup showing Briers [Briars], Bromsedge [Broomsedge], and Locust
Date June 2, 1947
Description Image shows a closeup view of tall grasses, including briars and broomsedge, in a pasture. A male figure in a dark suit appears from the shoulders down, facing the right of the photograph. Several small sheds appear in the distance toward the top of the image, and an open field edged with trees appears in the top left corner. Image taken near milepost 152 and station 890-50L in section 1Q of the Blue Ridge Parkway, in Floyd County, Va. Image taken by A.S.B. and W.O.H. on June 2, 1947.
Location Location Name: Milepost 152
Parkway Milepost: 152.0
Latitude: 36.953778
Longitude: -80.163016
Creator Individuals W.O.H.
Tags Floyd County (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway