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East Rim Drive, Between South Entrance Road & park boundary, Grand Canyon, Coconino County, AZ

East Rim Drive, Between South Entrance Road & park boundary, Grand Canyon, Coconino County, AZ

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Significance: The scenic drive is an early example of the cooperative agreement between the NPS and BPR to build quality automotive roads within the national parks. Extant features of East Rim Drive representative of these early efforts include pullouts, parking areas, and road spurs which offer scenic views; easy road grades; minimal landscape scarring; and rustic style retaining walls.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N275
Survey number: HAER AZ-44
Building/structure dates: 1927- 1931 Initial Construction



Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Vallandingham, James
Pearson & Dickerson
Bureau of Public Roads
Fred Harvey Company
Peters, W H
Mather, Stephen
Albright, Horace
Eakin, J R
Tillotson, Minor
Clarkson, R H
Buggeln, Martin
Canyon Copper Company
Hearst, William Randolph
Gilmore Oil Company
Lord & Bishop
Heitsch & Bitton
Casson, Jack
Morrison, C G
Wallace, W R, F
Brannan, J H
Jones, Percy
Carpenter, Thomas
Fisher, O F
Skousen Brothers
Civilian Conservation Corps
Kittredge, F A
Carter, C I
French, B M
Nelson, G E
Erhart, E E
Jack Amman Company
Rogers Construction Company
Peter Kiewit Sons' Company
Krueger, Charles E
Southern Industries Inc
Northwestern Engineering Company
Farin, S E
Kienitz, R
Grand Canyon Natural History Association
Chapman, Bill
Bish Construction Company
Anderson, Michael F, historian
Grogan, Brian C, photographer


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


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