Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
See Larger Image

About this Image

Title Saddle Parking area
Date May 1938
Description Image shows a parking area at the Saddle Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway. The parking area loops around in the center of the photograph, connecting to a road that leads toward the right side of the photograph. A wooden fence runs in the foreground toward the camera from the parking area, and another set of fence runs away from the parking area in the background into a wooded area on a steep hillside. At least one car appears to be parked in the parking area. Image taken by Edward H. Abbuehl in May of 1938. Image taken near milepost 168 of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Milepost 168
Parkway Milepost: 168.0
Latitude: 36.822371
Longitude: -80.342472
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Tags Automobile parking
Floyd County (Va.)
Scenic overlooks
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway