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Trail Ridge Road, Between Estes Park & Grand Lake, Estes Park, Larimer County, CO



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Location
Between Estes Park & Grand Lake, Estes Park vicinity, CO

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CO-31
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N206).
Building/structure dates: 1926 initial construction
Part of building/structure is in Grand Lake vicinity, Grand County, CO.
Significance: Trail Ridge Road has national, state, and local significance as an engineering feat---the highest continuous highway in the United States--and for its role in the development of the Rocky Mountain National Park road system.

Subjects
"Mission 66" Program
Roads
Transportation


Related Names
Wallace, Steven A.
Lafferty, W. L.
W.A. Colt & Son
L.T. Lawler Construction Company
Bureau Of Public Roads
Luke E Smith & Co
Quin, Richard, Historian
Thallheimer, Arnold, Photographer
Grogan, Brian C., Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. TRAIL RIDGE ROAD, GORE RANGE OVERLOOK, FACING SOUTHWEST.
2. ROCK CUT, FACING EAST.
3. ROCK CUT, FACING WEST.
4. FOREST CANYON OVERLOOK, FACING SOUTHWEST.
5. RAINBOW CURVE PULLOUT, FACING NORTHEAST.
6. RAINBOW CURVE PULLOUT, FACING EAST, HIGHWAY IN BACKGROUND.
7. RAINBOW CURVE PULLOUT, FACING SOUTHEAST.
8. RAINBOW CURVE PULLOUT, SHOWING RETAINING WALL, FACING NORTH.
9. MANY PARKS CURVE PULLOUT, RETAINING WALL AND VIEWING WALK, FACING NORTH.
10. RETAINING WALL BETWEEN MANY PARKS CURVE AND ESTES PARK, FACING NORTHEAST.
11. RETAINING WALL BETWEEN MANY PARKS CURVE AND ESTES PARK, FACING SOUTHEAST.
12. TRAIL RIDGE ROAD, ROAD SCAR FROM RAINBOW CURVE, FACING SOUTHEAST.
13. TRAIL RIDGE ROAD, ROAD SCAR ABOVE HIDDEN VALLEY, FACING SOUTH.
14. ROCK CUT, FACING EAST.
15. RETAINING WALL AT ROCK CUT, FACING EAST.
16. RETAINING WALL AT ROCK CUT, FACING NORTH.
17. TUNDRA CURVES, FACING NORTHWEST.
18. RETAINING WALLS ALONG POUDRE LAKE, FACING NORTH.
19. BEAVER CREEK CULVERT, FACING EAST.
20. TIMBER CREEK CULVERT, FACING EAST.
21. ONAHU CREEK CULVERT, FACING EAST.


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