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Great Smoky Mountains National Park Roads & Bridges, Gatlinburg, Sevier County, TN



B&W Photos

HB1088560
Sugarlands Visitor Center Looking N.

HB1088561
Park Headquarters At Sugarlands Looking Nw.

HB1088562
Converted Garages At Park Headquarters At Sugarlands Looking S.

HB1088563
First Bridge To Housing Area, Sugarlands.

HB1088564
Bridge To Maintenance Area, Sugarlands.

HB1088565
Small Culvert On Road To Housing Area, Sugarlands.

HB1088566
Home And Road At Top Of Housing Area, Sugarlands.

HB1088567
Townsend (gateway Community) Intersection Routes 73 And 321.

HB1088568
Bryson City (gateway Community) Intersection Main And Everett Streets.

HB1088569
Gatlinburg, Tennessee From Park Entrance Looking Nne.

HB1088570
Gatlinburg From 'space Needle' Looking N.

HB1088571
Gatlinburg From Gatlinburg Bypass Overlook Looking Ene.

HB1088572
View Of Pigeon Forge (gateway Community) Looking N.

HB1088573
View Of Cherokee, North Carolina (gateway Community) Looking Wsw.

HB1088574
View Of Maggie Valley, North Carolina (gateway Community) Looking Wnw.


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Location
Gatlinburg vicinity, TN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER TN-35
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N320; N901).
Building/structure dates: 1825 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1930 subsequent work
Significance: The transportation system of Great Smoky Mountains is representative of NPS park road designs throughout the country. Much of the construction work was undertaken by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the 1930s. Once established, this road system provided access to the first national park in the southern portion of the United States as well as links to the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Subjects
Conservation & Restoration
Commerce
"Mission 66" Program


Related Names
Bureau Of Public Roads
LIttle River Lumber Company
Civilian Conservation Corps
Parsons Pulp & Lumber Company
Townsend, W. B.
Suncrest Lumber Company
Regnier, Matthew, Delineator
Young, Karen, Delineator
Sikora, Dorota, Delineator
Maher, Cornelius, Historian
Kelleher, Michael, Historian
Haas, David, Photographer
Boucher, Jack, Photographer
Murphy, Joe, Photographer
Grant, George, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SUGARLANDS VISITOR CENTER LOOKING N.
2. PARK HEADQUARTERS AT SUGARLANDS LOOKING NW.
3. CONVERTED GARAGES AT PARK HEADQUARTERS AT SUGARLANDS LOOKING S.
4. FIRST BRIDGE TO HOUSING AREA, SUGARLANDS.
5. BRIDGE TO MAINTENANCE AREA, SUGARLANDS.
6. SMALL CULVERT ON ROAD TO HOUSING AREA, SUGARLANDS.
7. HOME AND ROAD AT TOP OF HOUSING AREA, SUGARLANDS.
8. TOWNSEND (GATEWAY COMMUNITY) INTERSECTION ROUTES 73 AND 321.
9. BRYSON CITY (GATEWAY COMMUNITY) INTERSECTION MAIN AND EVERETT STREETS.
10. GATLINBURG, TENNESSEE FROM PARK ENTRANCE LOOKING NNE.
11. GATLINBURG FROM 'SPACE NEEDLE' LOOKING N.
12. GATLINBURG FROM GATLINBURG BYPASS OVERLOOK LOOKING ENE.
13. VIEW OF PIGEON FORGE (GATEWAY COMMUNITY) LOOKING N.
14. VIEW OF CHEROKEE, NORTH CAROLINA (GATEWAY COMMUNITY) LOOKING WSW.
15. VIEW OF MAGGIE VALLEY, NORTH CAROLINA (GATEWAY COMMUNITY) LOOKING WNW.
16. Joe Murphy, Jr., Photographer, circa 1909-14 LOCOMOTIVE NO. 148 STEAMS UP LITTLE RIVER GORGE, CA. 1909-14. LITTLE RIVER ROAD WAS CONSTRUCTED OVER THIS RIGHT OF WAY IN 1932.
17. Photographer unknown, March 1928 PARK ROAD BOOSTERS ATTEND A MEETING IN MARCH OF 1928, WHEN A $5 MILLION GIFT FOR THE LAURA SPELLMAN ROCKEFELLER MEMORIAL WAS ANNOUNCED.
18. George Grant, Photographer, circa 1936 NEWFOUND GAP ROAD.
19. Photographer unknown, circa 1950 'THE LOOP OVER' BRIDGE WAS CONSTRUCTED ON NEWFOUND GAP ROAD TO REPLACE A SERIES OF DANGEROUS SWITCHBACKS. THIS ENGINEERING FEATURE QUICKLY BECAME A POPULAR TOURIST ATTRACTION.
20. Jack Boucher, Photographer, circa 1950 MOTORISTS IN CADES COVE CAPTURE THEIR AUTO TOUR ON FILM.
21. Abbey Rowe, Photographer, 1952 VIEW OF NEWFOUND GAP PARKING AREA FROM ROCKEFELLER MEMORIAL.
22. Jack Boucher, Photographer, 1959 VISITORS ENJOY THE VIEW FROM CLINGMAN DOME PARKING AREA.


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