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Title Rock cut back of parking overlook
Date October 11, 1937
Description Image of the Blue Ridge Parkway after construction. The image shows the rock embankment behind the Shortts Knob Overlook near Station 1148 and milepost 157.6 in Section 1R of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken by Edward H. Abbuehl on October 11, 1937.
Location Location Name: Shortts Knob Overlook
Parkway Milepost: 157.6
Latitude: 36.907061
Longitude: -80.232428
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Tags Floyd County (Va.)
Rock cuts
Rock embankments
Scenic overlooks
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway