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Title New Road and Obliteration
Date November 28, 1973
Description Image of a man standing next to two parked cars, one white and one black, on the side of the Blue Ridge Parkway. To the right of the road is a wooded area, and to the left is a more open, sloped field with trees, grass and what appears to be a barbed wire fence in the distance. The photographer's shadow appears clearly in the bottom right corner of the photograph. Image taken somewhere between mileposts 160 and 160, section 1R of the Blue Ridge Parkway, in Floyd County, Va. Image taken by C.E. Westveer on November 28, 1973.
Location Location Name: Milepost 160
Parkway Milepost: 160.0
Latitude: 36.890358
Longitude: -80.262762
Creator Individual C.E. Westveer
Tags Automobiles
Floyd County (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway