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

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

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Summary

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.
Survey number: HAER TN-35-C
Building/structure dates: ca. 1852 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: after. 1930- before. 1959 Subsequent Work

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Date

1969 - 1980
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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Bureau of Public Roads
LIttle River Lumber Company
Eakin, J Ross
Troitino & Brown
Gatlinburg Construction Company
Harrison Construction Company
F & E Construction
Blalock & Sons
Lupyak, Edward, field team project manager
Quin, Richard, project manager
Croteau, Todd, project manager
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, sponsor
National Park Service Roads and Parkway Program, sponsor
Federal Lands Highway Program, sponsor
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Location

Gatlinburg35.71426, -83.51016
Google Map of 35.714259, -83.5101638
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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

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