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The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title North from M.P. 98.5 (?)
Date August 10, 1962
Description Image shows the view looking north from milepost 98.5 of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The finished parkway appears across the center and bottom of the photograph, with a short wooden guard rail along the right side of the road. A white car appears driving toward the camera. Trees are on both sides of the road, and the land slope down away from the road on the right side. Mountains appear in the background. Image taken by David Ochsner on August 10, 1962. Image taken at milepost 98.5 of the Blue Ridge Parkway in Bedford County, Va.
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
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway