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Boulder City in Clark County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Frank T. Crowe

 
 
Frank T. Crowe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, December 28, 2010
1. Frank T. Crowe Marker
Marker is on the front of the Frank T. Crowe monument.
Inscription.
[ Front ]:
"The Old Man"
Francis Trenholm Crowe
Born: October 12, 1882
Died: February 26, 1946

World's Outstanding Builder of Dams

[ Right Side ]:
"We had 5,000 men in a 4000-foot canyon. The problem was to set up the right sequence of jobs so they wouldn't kill each other off"
Frank T Crowe

[ Rear ]:
Frank T. Crowe Memorial Park
Dedicated March 14, 1981

In Memory of
Their Friend
And Associate

Frank T. Crowe

Donated by
Red and Catherine Wixson
To the City of Boulder City

[ Left Side ]:
Hoover Dam
Frank Crowe's Greatest Triumph
1931 – 1936

For five long years, the mud, the remorseless
current, the swift floods the jangling telephones
were his responsibility.

 
Location. 35° 58.541′ N, 114° 50.386′ W. Marker is in Boulder City, Nevada, in Clark County. Marker is at the intersection of Nevada Way and Cherry Street, on the right when traveling west on Nevada Way. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boulder City NV 89005, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
Frank T. Crowe Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, December 28, 2010
2. Frank T. Crowe Monument
of this marker. Hoover Dam Memorial (here, next to this marker); “Rag Town Goddess” (within shouting distance of this marker); Alabam (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); “Hitchin’ a Ride” (approx. 0.2 miles away); Puddler's Break (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Boulder Dam Hotel (approx. ¼ mile away); Hoover Dam Turbine Runner (approx. 0.4 miles away); Boulder City, Nevada (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Boulder City.
 
More about this marker. Marker is on the front of the Frank T. Crowe monument.
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels
 
Hard Hat Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, November 26, 2010
3. Hard Hat Memorial
Plaque on the <i>right side</i> of the Frank T. Crowe Monument. image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, December 28, 2010
4. Plaque on the right side of the Frank T. Crowe Monument.
Plaque on the <i>rear</i> of the Frank T. Crowe Monument. image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, December 28, 2010
5. Plaque on the rear of the Frank T. Crowe Monument.
Plaque on the <i>left side</i> of the Frank T. Crowe Monument. image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, December 28, 2010
6. Plaque on the left side of the Frank T. Crowe Monument.
Frank T. Crowe Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, December 28, 2010
7. Frank T. Crowe Monument
Frank T. Crowe Monument is on the right.
Hoover Dam image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 21, 2009
8. Hoover Dam
Hard Hat Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, November 26, 2010
9. Hard Hat Memorial
Prominent among the projects many contributions to the construction industry is the hard hat, which made its debut as mandatory equipment at Hoover Dam, where "Safety First: was the order of the day.
Hard Hat Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, November 26, 2010
10. Hard Hat Memorial
At the dedication of Hoover Dam September 30, 1935 "This is an engineering victory of the first order-another great achievement of American resourcefulness, skill and determination. This is why I congratulate you who have created Boulder Dam and on behalf of this nation say to you - well done." President Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Hard Hat Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, November 26, 2010
11. Hard Hat Memorial
They endured the hardships so all of America might prosper. This memorial was contributed by the men and women who built Hoover Dam to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of its dedication September 30, 1985
Frank T. Crowe Bust image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, November 26, 2010
12. Frank T. Crowe Bust
Hard Hat Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, November 26, 2010
13. Hard Hat Sculpture
 
 
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