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 close-up detail of the reinforced earth wall under construction along the Grandfather Mountain Connector of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Photograph shows irregularity of stone panels.
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 Grandfather Mountain (N.C.)
Retaining walls
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway