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Great Smoky Mountains National Park Roads & Bridges, Little River Road, Between Sugarlands Visitor Center & Townsend Wye, Gatlinburg, Sevier County, TN



B&W Photos

HB1088926
Sugarlands Overlook With View Of Gatlinburg At Distance.

HB1088927
View Of Pullout With Vista Looking Ene, Sugarlands Overlook.

HB1088928
Steel-backed Timber Guardrail And Concrete Cribbing Wall.

HB1088929
Deck View Of Steel Girder Bridge Looking Nne.

HB1088930
Underside View Of Steel Girders And Concrete Piers Looking Sw.

HB1088931
Little Greenbrier School Cemetery And Parking Area Looking S, Off Spur From Metcalf Bottoms To Wear Cove.

HB1088932
Sinks Bridge From Parking Area Looking Sw.

HB1088933
View Of Upstream Side Of Sinks Bridge Looking Wnw.

HB1088934
View Of Downstream Side Of Sinks Bridge Looking Wnw.

HB1088935
Little River Road, With Guardrail And Cliff.

HB1088936
Overhanging Cliff, Boulder Revetment Wall And Little River Looking N.

HB1088937
Boulder Revetment Wall Looking Wsw.

HB1088938
Little River Road, With River And Cliff.

HB1088939
View Of Pullout And Cliff Along River Looking Ene.

HB1088940
Double Box Culvert Looking Se.

HB1088941
Townsend Wye.

HB1088942
Townsend Wye.

HB1088943
View Of Townsend Wye Bridge From Little River Road Looking W.

HB1088944
Elevation Of Townsend Wye Bridge Looking Ssw.


Data Pages


Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
Between Sugarlands Visitor Center & Townsend Wye, Gatlinburg vicinity, TN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER TN-35-C
Building/structure dates: 1852 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1930 subsequent work
Significance: Little River Road is an extremely prominent thoroughfare in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, second only to Newfound Gap Road. The transportation system in this park is representative of NPS park road design and landscape planning throughout the country. Much of the construction work was undertaken by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the 1930s.

Subjects
Roads
Transportation
Civilian Conservation Corps


Related Names
Bureau Of Public Roads
Little River Lumber Company
Eakin, Supt. J. Ross
Troitino & Brown
Gatlinburg Construction Company
Harrison Construction Company
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): 
1. SUGARLANDS OVERLOOK WITH VIEW OF GATLINBURG AT DISTANCE.
2. VIEW OF PULLOUT WITH VISTA LOOKING ENE, SUGARLANDS OVERLOOK.
3. STEEL-BACKED TIMBER GUARDRAIL AND CONCRETE CRIBBING WALL.
4. DECK VIEW OF STEEL GIRDER BRIDGE LOOKING NNE.
5. UNDERSIDE VIEW OF STEEL GIRDERS AND CONCRETE PIERS LOOKING SW.
6. LITTLE GREENBRIER SCHOOL CEMETERY AND PARKING AREA LOOKING S, OFF SPUR FROM METCALF BOTTOMS TO WEAR COVE.
7. SINKS BRIDGE FROM PARKING AREA LOOKING SW.
8. VIEW OF UPSTREAM SIDE OF SINKS BRIDGE LOOKING WNW.
9. VIEW OF DOWNSTREAM SIDE OF SINKS BRIDGE LOOKING WNW.
10. LITTLE RIVER ROAD, WITH GUARDRAIL AND CLIFF.
11. OVERHANGING CLIFF, BOULDER REVETMENT WALL AND LITTLE RIVER LOOKING N.
12. BOULDER REVETMENT WALL LOOKING WSW.
13. LITTLE RIVER ROAD, WITH RIVER AND CLIFF.
14. VIEW OF PULLOUT AND CLIFF ALONG RIVER LOOKING ENE.
15. DOUBLE BOX CULVERT LOOKING SE.
16. TOWNSEND WYE.
17. TOWNSEND WYE.
18. VIEW OF TOWNSEND WYE BRIDGE FROM LITTLE RIVER ROAD LOOKING W.
19. ELEVATION OF TOWNSEND WYE BRIDGE LOOKING SSW.


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