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Title Grandfather Mtn. Road/Bridge Construction
Date October 2, 1981
Description Photograph looking north from the construction site of the Grandfather Mountain Connector in the vicinity of the Rough Ridge Overlook. Photograph shows the wooded mountain face and tree-covered slopes visible from the Parkway. Taken by C.E. Westveer, Bob Hope, and Robert G. Bruce on October 2, 1981.
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 Grandfather Mountain (N.C.)
Rough Ridge (N.C.)
Scenic overlooks
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway