Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Grandfather Mtn. Road/Bridge Construction
Date October 2, 1981
Description View of reinforced earth wall and stone masonry guard wall near the Linn Cove Viaduct and Grandfather Mountain on milepost 304, section 2H of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by C.E. Westverr, Bob Hope, and Bob Bruce. Photograph labeled "reinforced earth wall left of Station 200-Project 2H6-stone masonry guard wall above."
Location Location Name: Linn Cove Viaduct
Parkway Milepost: 304.0
Latitude: 36.090028
Longitude: -81.814444
Creator Individual C.E. Westveer
Tags Avery County (N.C.)
Grandfather Mountain (N.C.)
Guard walls
Stone carving
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway