Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Lodge Entrance Looking Parkway South - Time: 3:00 p.m.
Title Note Pictures of congestion
Date October 17, 1965
Description Image shows a view of the Blue Ridge Parkway and many automobiles traveling along it. In the foreground of the image, one automobile is turning off of the parkway. 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.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway