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Title Road from Sharp Top - before slope flattening
Date November 15, 1946
Description Image shows a road cut into the surrounding landscape. There is a wooden barricade set across the road, near a bend in the road. Image was taken on November 15, 1946 in the Peaks of Otter area, near Sharp Top Mountain, near milepost 86 and Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Peaks of Otter
Parkway Milepost: 86.0
Latitude: 37.433333
Longitude: -79.604722
Creator Individual Warren D. Lewis
Tags Barricades
Bedford County (Va.)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Road construction
Sharp Top Mountain (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway