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The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Fire hazard reduction work
Date May 17, 1939
Description Image shows a stack of split logs set near a tree stump. There is a fallen tree in front of the pile, and the trunk of that tree appears to be partially decomposed. There are young trees scattered throughout the area, as well as leaves and underbrush. The image was taken in the Peaks of Otter area, near milepost 86 and Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken by Robert G. Hall on May 17, 1939.
Location Location Name: Peaks of Otter
Parkway Milepost: 86.0
Latitude: 37.433333
Longitude: -79.604722
Creator Individual Robert G. Hall
Tags Bedford County (Va.)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway