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Title Route VA 8 from top of Knob
Date May 1938
Description Image shows a view of VA Route 8 from the top of Rocky Knob. Overhanging tree branches appear in the foreground at the top of the photograph. The view features a valley below the overlook, with Route 8 winding through heavily wooded areas. Mountains appear in the distance. Image taken by Edward H. Abbuehl in May of 1938.
Location Location Name: Milepost 168
Parkway Milepost: 168.0
Latitude: 36.822371
Longitude: -80.342472
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Tags Floyd County (Va.)
Patrick County (Va.)
Rocky Knob (Va.)
Scenic overlooks
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway