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Village Loop Drive, Grand Canyon Village, Grand Canyon National Park, Coconino County, AZ



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Item Title


Location
Grand Canyon Village, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER AZ-41
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N272).
Building/structure dates: 1929 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1930 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1934 subsequent work
Significance: As the primary access road to facilities at Grand Canyon Village since the turn of the century, the evolution of Village Loop Drive reflects the growth of park visitation with attendant administrative and concessioner developments. Associated structures reflect rustic architecture of the years 1928-1936.

Subjects
Roads
Transportation
Civilian Conservation Corps


Related Names
Daley, G. R.
Daley, Vincent & Pringle
Fred Harvey Company
Santa Fe Railroad
Graham, Anderson, Probst, And White
Anderson, Pierce
Anderson, Michael F., Historian
Grogan, Brian C., Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. BEGINNING OF VILLAGE LOOP ROAD, FACING WSW. STONE WALL MARKS END OF RAILWAY TRACKS.
2. LOOP ROAD AND ENTRANCE TO EL TOVAR HOTEL (BEHIND TREE), FACING W.
3. WALL DETAIL AT BEGINNING OF VILLAGE LOOP ROAD, FACING NNW. OLD SUPERINTENDENT'S HOUSE IN BACKGROUND.
4. WALL VIEW, END OF RAILWAY TRACKS, OLD SUPERINTENDENT'S HOUSE, FACING N.
5. WALL VIEW AND END OF RAILWAY TRACKS, FACING E.
6. ROAD VIEW AND ENTRANCE TO EL TOVAR HOTEL, FACING W.
7. GRAND CANYON RAILROAD TERMINAL, FACING NW.
8. RAILWAY STATION AND EL TOVAR HOTEL, FACING WNW.
9. WALL ON VILLAGE LOOP ROAD WEST OF EL TOVAR HOTEL, FACING E.
10. RAILWAY TRACKS AND RETAINING WALL OF LOOP ROAD, FACING NE.
11. RAILWAY CROSSING ON LOOP ROAD, FACING NW. START OF WEST RIM DRIVE IN BACKGROUND.
12. RAILWAY TRACKS AND INNER LOOP ROAD, FACING E. POWERHOUSE IN BACKGROUND.
13. VILLAGE LOOP ROAD RECONSTRUCTION AT STABLES, FACING NE.
14. ISLAND IN VILLAGE LOOP ROAD AT INTERSECTION OF CENTER STREET, FACING NE.
15. DOUBLE CULVERT. VILLAGE LOOP ROAD IN LEFT REAR. FRED HARVEY COMPANY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE IN CENTER REAR. FACING N.


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