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Title Grandfather Mtn. Road/Bridge Construction
Date October 2, 1981
Description Photograph showing road grading and construction of the Blue Ridge Parkway at ground level near Grandfather Mountain. Photograph shows dirt embankment, graded dirt road, dump truck and other construction equipment.
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
Graded road
Grading (Earthwork)
Road construction
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway
Courtesy of Virtual Blue Ridge Parkway