Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

About this Image

Title Grandfather Mtn. Prog. Const.
Date 1970s
Description Photograph of a road closed for construction. Construction sawhorses and reflective blockades are set up along and across the road, sign reading "Road Close, Detour." Photograph taken during construction of the Grandfather Mountain Connector on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Grandfather Mountain
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.111239
Longitude: -81.8114991
Creator Individual C.E. Westveer
Tags Construction
Grandfather Mountain (N.C.)
Road construction
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway