Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title View Looking South on Parkway
Date 1940
Description Image shows an open road on a section of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The land slopes downward on both sides of the road, and there are trees on both sides of the road. Open fields appear beside the road toward the middle of the photograph, and more dense wooded areas appear in the foreground and background. Image taken near milepost 153, section 1Q, and station 1005 on the Blue Ridge Parkway, in Floyd County, Va. Image taken by J.E.V. in 1940.
Location Location Name: Milepost 153
Parkway Milepost: 153.0
Latitude: 36.94791
Longitude: -80.177174
Creator Individual J.E.V.
Tags Floyd County (Va.)
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway