Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Lodge Entrance Looking Parkway South - Time: 3:10 p.m.
Title Note Pictures of congestion
Date October 24, 1965
Description Image shows a view of the Blue Ridge Parkway and many automobiles that are traveling along it. There is a line of automobiles pointed south, as well as a line of automobiles pointed north. A wooden fence runs alongside the road, and Abbott Lake is visible at the left of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The image was taken at the entrance to the Peaks of Otter Lodge parking area, near milepost 85.6, where Section 1J meets Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken by David L. Tomlinson on October 17, 1965.
Location Location Name: Peaks of Otter Lodge (Va.)
Parkway Milepost: 85.6
Latitude: 37.442856
Longitude: -79.603603
Creator Individual David L. Tomlinson
Tags Abbott Lake (Va.)
Bedford County (Va.)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway