Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title View looking north on parkway
Date 1940
Description Image shows the paved Blue Ridge Parkway, running from the bottom of the photograph and curving toward the right. Small grass-covered slopes appear on both sides of the road, and trees appear further off of the road on both sides. On the left side of the road there is a wooden fence toward the background of the scene. Image taken near milepost 155 and station 1110 in section 1Q of the Blue Ridge Parkway, in Floyd County, Va. Image taken by J.E.V. in 1940.
Location Location Name: Milepost 155
Parkway Milepost: 155.0
Latitude: 36.923516
Longitude: -80.194919
Creator Individual J.E.V.
Tags Fences
Floyd County (Va.)
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway