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Title Comfort Station #84
Date September 1957
Description Image shows a comfort station in the Rocky Knob Campground. The building is made of cinderblocks with a wooden door. There are two rectangular windows in the front left corner of the building, and a low, small roof. There are trees around the building and a dirt path leading to its front entrance. The sign on the door reads "Women." Image taken by Becker in September of 1957. Image taken at the Rocky Knob Campground, near milepost 168 of the Blue Ridge Parkway, in Floyd County, Va. The negative is missing.
Location Location Name: Milepost 168
Parkway Milepost: 168.0
Latitude: 36.822371
Longitude: -80.342472
Creator Individual Becker
Tags Campgrounds
Comfort stations
Floyd County (Va.)
Rocky Knob (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway