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Title Grandfather Mtn. Road/Bridge Construction
Date October 2, 1981
Description View of profile of Grandfather Mountain and Rough Ridge Wall No. 2 under construction. Photograph taken near Grandfather Mountain and the Linn Cove Viaduct on milepost 304 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. Photograph labeled "Rough Ridge Wall No. 2 construction. Photo taken from about Station 172 Grandfather Mountain swinging bridge on the ridge line in center."
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.)
Linn Cove Viaduct (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway