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Title Grandfather Mtn. Road/Bridge Construction
Date October 2, 1981
Description View of road and bridge construction near 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. Westveer, Bob Hope, and Bob Bruce on October 2, 1981. Photograph labeled "looking south from Station 171 features a crushed stone base in place. The wall under construction at Rough Ridge is visible in the distance."
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.)
Bridge construction
Grandfather Mountain (N.C.)
Linn Cove Viaduct (N.C.)
Road construction
Rough Ridge (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway