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Title Rocky Knob Park
Title Note View of construction marks in area; looking north toward Rocky Knob
Date August 1936
Description Image shows a view of construction marks in Rocky Knob Park, most likely for the proposed lodge site, looking north toward Rocky Knob. Trucks and construction equipment are on a hillside with a small dirt road curving around. Workers are visible around the construction site, including some working with horses or mules. Image taken by Albert S. Burns in August of 1936. Image taken near milepost 168 of the Blue Ridge Parkway in Rocky Knob Park, in Floyd County, Va.
Location Location Name: Milepost 168
Parkway Milepost: 168.0
Latitude: 36.822371
Longitude: -80.342472
Creator Individual Albert S. Burns
Tags Construction
Construction equipment
Floyd County (Va.)
Proposed sites
Rocky Knob (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway