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Generals Highway at The Four Guardsmen

The Four Guardsmen (the Sequoia trees) on Generals Highway announce the entrance to Giant Forest in a dramatic way. This photograph is indicative of how roads in Sequoia-Kings Canyon were designed to lie lightly on the land to create an experience for visitors much different from that on urban roadways.9

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Photograph by Brian C. Grogan, 1993, National Park Service, Historic American Engineering Record. [Library of Congress reproduction number: HAER, DLC/PP-96:CA-5,DLC/PP-99:CA-1 (HAER CA-140-119)]

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