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Title Gas station
Date 1952
Description Image shows a gas station by the side of the road near Rocky Knob, Va. Two men stand outside while one fills his car with gasoline. The gas station has two gas pumps in front and the building itself is built with a wooden exterior. There are trees surrounding the station. Image taken by Abbie Rowe in 1952. Image taken near Rocky Knob, Va., in section 1S of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Rocky Knob (Va.)
Parkway Milepost: 168.2
Latitude: 36.819444
Longitude: -80.342222
Creator Individual Abbie Rowe
Tags Automobiles
Floyd County (Va.)
Patrick County (Va.)
Rocky Knob (Va.)
Service stations
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway