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Title Gas Station Parking - Time: 2:45 p.m.
Title Note Pictures of congestion
Date October 17, 1965
Description Image shows a view of the Blue Ridge Parkway and a service station. There are people standing outside of a building constructed of stone and wood, and there are many automobiles in the parking area in front of the building. There are also a few automobiles in the grass around the parking area. The image was taken near the Peaks of Otter service station, near milepost 86 and Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by David L. Tomlinson on October 17, 1965.
Location Location Name: Peaks of Otter Service Station
Parkway Milepost: 86.0
Latitude: 37.445344
Longitude: -79.6105
Creator Individual David L. Tomlinson
Tags Automobile parking
Bedford County (Va.)
National park concessions
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Service stations
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway