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 shows construction work on the Grandfather Mountain Connector of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Bare steal and false work between Abutment No. 2 and Pier No. 7 at the Linn Cove Viaduct.
Location Location Name: Grandfather Mountain
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.111239
Longitude: -81.8114991
Creator Individuals Robert Hope
C.E. Westveer
Robert G. Bruce
Tags Construction
Grandfather Mountain (N.C.)
Linn Cove Viaduct (N.C.)
Overpass construction
Road construction
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway