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Title Grandfather Mtn. Progress
Date October 1975
Description Photograph showing a medium shot of the roadway being constructed on the Grandfather Mountain Connector of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Photograph shows the raw embankment before retaining wall, as well as the trees below the ledge. Taken by C.E. Westveer.
Location Location Name: Grandfather Mountain
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.111239
Longitude: -81.8114991
Creator Individual C.E. Westveer
Tags Avery County (N.C.)
Grandfather Mountain (N.C.)
Retaining walls
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway