Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Future maintenance area.
Title Note Entrance from Parkway
Date December 21, 1937
Description Image shows a proposed site of a future maintenance area, showing the proposed entrance from the Blue Ridge Parkway. A gravel road can be seen running across the frame, going downhill from the left to right side of the image. 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 Floyd County (Va.)
Graded road
Patrick County (Va.)
Proposed sites
Rocky Knob (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway