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Description:

The Dan River Gorge as seen from the summit of the Pinnacles of Dan, July 1951. This image, taken by Gene Espy during his thru hike -- the second successful thru hike of the Appalachian Trail -- offers a sense for how steep the drop was from the summit of the Pinnacles to the river below.


Date:

07/1951

Creator:

Gene Espy

Subject

Lost Appalachian Trail

Contributor

Mills Kelly

Format

Black and white photograph

Source:

Gene Espy

Rights

Used with permission. All rights reserved.

Citation

Gene Espy, “Dan River Gorge (1951),” Appalachian Trail Histories, accessed August 11, 2020, https://appalachiantrailhistory.org/items/show/1159.

Geolocation

Dan River Gorge.jpg