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Title Grandfather Mtn. Road/Bridge Construction
Title Note negative 10,083 (14), classification no. 625.1
Date October 2, 1981
Description View of reinforced earth wall and stone masonry guard wall from the South. Located near the site of the Linn Cove Viaduct and Grandfather Mountain, milepost 304, section 2H on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Photograph labeled "project 2H6, left of Station 205. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by C.E. Westveer, Bob Hope, and Bob Bruce on October 2, 1981.
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.)
Guard walls
Linn Cove Viaduct (N.C.)
Road construction
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway