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Title Grandfather Mtn. Road/Bridge Construction
Date October 2, 1981
Description The beginning of Project 2H6 – Grandfather Mountain road and bridge construction – as seen looking south from station 170 in section 2H of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by C.E. Westveer with companions Bob Hope and Robert Bruce on October 2, 1981.
Location Location Name: Grandfather Mountain
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 36.111239
Longitude: -81.8114991
Creator Individuals Robert G. Bruce
C.E. Westveer
Robert Hope
Tags Avery County (N.C.)
Bridge construction
Construction equipment
Grandfather Mountain (N.C.)
Road construction
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway