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Title Rocky Knob Trail Lodge staked path system
Date October 1942
Description Image shows the site of the Rocky Knob Trail Lodge under construction of a staked path system. Dirt paths are visible with short wooden stakes planted in them to mark their borders. Some construction equipment is visible toward the right of the image. The staked paths run by two buildings with wood exteriors and stone chimneys. Image taken by M.J.O. in October 1942. 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 M.J.O.
Tags Cabins
Construction equipment
Floyd County (Va.)
Park lodging facilities
Rocky Knob (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway