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Title Headquarters ERA
Date 1940
Description Image shows a road which leads up to a group of small buildings. The buildings frame three sides of an open lot that appears to be used for parking and turning around. One of the buildings is a five car garage, and each spot in the garage has a car parked in it. There are more vehicles parked in the lot outside of the garage. A man is standing next to one of the cars, near to what appears to be a gas pump. The image was taken near milepost 199 in Section 1V of the Blue Ridge Parkway, near the Fancy Gap Maintenance Area. Image taken in 1940.
Location Location Name: Milepost 199
Parkway Milepost: 199.0
Latitude: 36.668224
Longitude: -80.685249
Creator Individual J.E.V.
Tags Automobiles
Carroll County (Va.)
Fancy Gap (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway