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Title Radio tower and house
Date 1940
Description Photograph of a radio tower next to a small brick structure. The house is not visible. Two sawhorses stand next to the structure. Taken by "EHA" (Edward H. Abbuehl) in 1940, in the Bluffs area (now Doughton Park), Section 2C, Milepost 237.2-248.
Location Location Name: Milepost 237
Parkway Milepost: 237.0
Latitude: 36.429657
Longitude: -81.124149
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Creator Organization National Park Service—Blue Ridge Parkway
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Radio sub-stations
The Bluffs (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway