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Title Big poplar tree
Date September 28, 1940
Description Image shows a view of the Blue Ridge Parkway from the top of a small hillside on the side of the road. A tall poplar tree stands to the left of the road, toward the left side of the photograph. In the background there are pastures with possible fences running through them, and scattered trees leading to more densely wooded areas further from the road. Image taken in section 1R of the Blue Ridge Parkway, between mileposts 155.3-165.3, in Floyd County, Va. Image taken by Edward H. Abbuehl on September 28, 1940.
Location Location Name: Section 1R
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.890358
Longitude: -80.262762
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Tags Floyd County (Va.)
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway