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Title Farm Scene
Date September 1953
Description Image shows the back of a car driving on a paved section of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Open pastures appear on both sides of the road, covered in grass and scattered haystacks. A fence runs along the far right side of the photograph in the distance, toward what may be a house standing amid trees. In the background are taller hills sloping upward and covered with more densely wooded area. Image taken in section 1R of the Blue Ridge Parkway, in Floyd County, Va. Image taken in September of 1953. The photographer is unknown.
Location Location Name: Section 1R
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.890358
Longitude: -80.262762
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Farm buildings and land
Floyd County (Va.)
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway