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Identification:

Preferred Structure Name:
Caverns HD Terracing and Footpaths
Structure Number:
034
Other Structure Name(s):
 
Other Structure Name(s)
No records.
Park:
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Historic District:
 
Historic District
1. 
Caverns
2. 
Caverns HD Cultural Landscape
Structure State:
New Mexico
Structure County:
Eddy
Region:
Intermountain
Cluster:
Southwest
Administrative Unit:
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
LCS ID:
061742
 
Historical Significance:

National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
National Register Date:
08/18/1988
National Historic Landmark?:
No
Significance Level:
State
Short Significance Description:
The Caverns HD Terracing & Footpaths were entered on the NR on 8/18/1988, at the state level, under NR Criteria A, assoc w/CCC & C, as a good example of regionalized NPS rustic architecture,period of significance, 1926-1942.
Long Significance Description:
The Caverns HD Terracing & Footpaths were entered on the NR on 8/18/1988, at the state level, under NR Criteria A, assoc w/CCC & C, as a good example of regionalized NPS rustic architecture,period of significance, 1926-1942.
 
Construction Period:

Construction Period:
Historic
Chronology:
 
Physical Event
Begin Year
Begin Year AD/BC
End Year
End Year AD/BC
Designer
Designer Occupation
1. 
Built
1926
AD


Boles, Thomas
Engineer
2. 
Reconstructed
1940
AD
1940
AD
CCC
Other
3. 
Altered
1941
AD
1941
AD
Cornell, Harvey
Landscape Architect
 
Function and Use:

Primary Historic Function:
Pedestrian Circulation
Primary Current Use:
Pedestrian Circulation
Structure Contains Museum Collections?:
No
Other Functions or Uses:
 
Other Function(s) or Use(s)
Historic or Current
No records.
 
Physical Description:

Structure Type:
Trail/Walk
Material(s):
 
Structural Component(s)
Material(s)
1. 
Superstructure
Limestone
2. 
Substructure
Limestone
3. 
Superstructure
Asphalt
Short Physical Description:
Limestone steps and curbs are incorporated into curving trails between residences and administrative building. Paved surfaces include gravel and flagstone, as well as asphalt and bedrock.
Long Physical Description:
Limestone steps and curbs are incorporated into curving trails between residences and administrative building. Paved surfaces include gravel and flagstone, as well as asphalt and bedrock.