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Great Smoky Mountains National Park Roads & Bridges, Clingmans Dome Road, Between Newfound Gap Road & Clingmans Dome, Gatlinburg, Sevier County, TN



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Item Title


Location
Between Newfound Gap Road & Clingmans Dome, Gatlinburg vicinity, TN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER TN-35-B
Building/structure dates: 1930 initial construction
Significance: Clingmans Dome Road provides access to Clingmans Dome, the highest point in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park at 6,642'. The road follows the main ridge of the Smokies, offering views into the valley of Deep and Noland creeks. The transportation system of Great Smoky Mountains is representative of NPS park road design and landscape planning throughout the country. Much of the work was undertaken by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s.

Subjects
Roads
Transportation
Civilian Conservation Corps


Related Names
Bureau Of Public Roads
Arundel Corporation
Ludgate, Roswell
Peterson, Charles
Albright, Horace
Cammerer, Arno
Regnier, Matthew, Delineator
Young, Karen, Delineator
Sikora, Dorota, Delineator
Maher, Cornelius, Historian
Kelleher, Michael, Historian
Haas, David, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
Observation tower atop Clingmans Dome looking SE
Observation tower atop Clingmans Dome


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