Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Grandfather Mtn. Road/Bridge Construction
Date October 2, 1981
Description Photograph showing construction of the Rough Ridge reinforced earth wall at Station 215 on milepost 305 of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Photograph shows a partially completed rough road bed and large stone fragments. Taken by C.E. Westveer, Bob Hope, and Robert G. Bruce on October 2, 1981.
Location Location Name: Grandfather Mountain
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.111239
Longitude: -81.8114991
Creator Individuals Robert G. Bruce
Robert Hope
C.E. Westveer
Tags Avery County (N.C.)
Grandfather Mountain (N.C.)
Retaining walls
Road construction
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway