Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Grandfater Mountain Road/Bridge Construction
Date October 2, 1981
Description Photograph showing pieces of the Grandfather Mountain Bridge laid out before construction. Precast segments for the Linn Cove Viaduct stored on grade south of Stack Rock Creek Bridge, Project 2H7.
Location Location Name: Milepost 305
Parkway Milepost: 305.0
Latitude: 36.087979
Longitude: -81.827676
Creator Individuals Robert G. Bruce
Robert Hope
C.E. Westveer
Tags Bridge construction
Linn Cove Viaduct (N.C.)
Overpass construction
Road construction
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway