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The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Future maintenance area looking east
Date December 21, 1937
Description Image shows a proposed site for a future maintenance area, looking toward east. There is a open, grassy hill leading up toward a flat section on top. A car sits on top of the hill, and several trees stand to the right of the frame. Image taken by Albert S. Burns on December 21, 1937. Image taken in Rocky Knob Park near milepost 170 of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Milepost 170
Parkway Milepost: 170.0
Latitude: 36.804553
Longitude: -80.362041
Creator Individual Albert S. Burns
Tags Automobiles
Floyd County (Va.)
Landscape development
Patrick County (Va.)
Proposed sites
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway