Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
See Larger Image

About this Image

Title North from M.P. 98.5
Date August 10, 1962
Description Image shows the finished Blue Ridge Parkway looking north from milepost 98.5. The road appears on the left side of the photograph, with a short wooden guard rail on the right side of the road. The hill curves down from the right side of the road. Trees appear on both sides of the road, and a valley and mountain range are in the background on the right side of the image. Image taken at milepost 98.5 of the Blue Ridge Parkway, in Bedford County, Va. Image taken by David Ochsner on August 10, 1962.
Location Location Name: Milepost 98
Parkway Milepost: 98.0
Latitude: 37.422681
Longitude: -79.763179
Creator Individual David Ochsner
Tags Bedford County (Va.)
Guard rails
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway