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Cape Royal Road, Between North Entrance Road & Cape Royal, Grand Canyon, Coconino County, AZ

Cape Royal Road, Between North Entrance Road & Cape Royal, Grand Canyon, Coconino County, AZ

 
 
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Summary

Significance: The scenic drive is an early example of the cooperative agreement between the NPS and BPR to build modern automotive roads within the national parks. Extant features of Cape Royal Road and Point Imperial spur include original alignment; pullouts and parking areas with scenic views; minimal landscape scarring; and some of the oldest dry rubble masonry structures within the park.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N271
Survey number: HAER AZ-40
Building/structure dates: 1927- 1931 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1959-1963 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Bureau of Public Roads
Lang Transportation Company
Boyd, Butler B
Lord & Bishop
McKee, Thomas
McKee, Elizabeth Wylie
Mather, Stephen
Evans, Donald
Boyd, B B
Lang Transportation Company
Thirion, Rudolph
Nelson, W J
Church, H K
Steele, D J
Vint, Thomas
Lindberg, O A
Civilian Conservation Corps
Poindexter, W O
Carrel, C M
Thayn Construction Company
Carl G Nelson Construction Company
Anderson, Michael F, historian
Grogan, Brian C, photographer
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Location

Grand Canyon (Ariz. : City)36.05444, -112.14011
Google Map of 36.0544445, -112.1401108
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Source

Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html