Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Grandfather Mtn. Road/Bridge Cosntruction
Date October 2, 1981
Description Photograph showing a view during construction at the south end of Linn Cove Viaduct looking north, with temporary segments in place to temporary Pier Span 7. Photograph shows construction materials, construction, vehicles, and workmen on the viaduct.
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 Construction
Construction equipment
Grandfather Mountain (N.C.)
Linn Cove Viaduct (N.C.)
Overpass construction
Road construction
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway