Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title View looking south along parkway
Date October 1936
Description Image shows a gravel road running from the bottom left side of the photograph toward the right. A slope lead up from the right side of the road. A group of tall trees appear at the center of the photograph, to the left of the road. Open fields with scattered trees appear in the background, with more densely wooded areas toward the far right area of the photograph. A small house or building appears in a field to the right side of the image. Image taken near milepost 155.3 of the Blue Ridge Parkway, in Floyd County, Va. Image taken by Albert S. Burns in October of 1936.
Location Location Name: Milepost 155
Parkway Milepost: 155.0
Latitude: 36.923516
Longitude: -80.194919
Creator Individual Albert S. Burns
Tags Floyd County (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway