Near Fruita in Mesa County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Colorado National Monument
Begun during the Great Depression and completed after World War II, scenic Rim Rock Drive remains an eloquent tribute to those who build it. Skilled workers, many from the local area, did the challenging work of drilling, blasting, and masonry while manual labor was done by hard working young men of the Civilian Conservation Corps.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps marker series.
Location. 39° 2.106′ N, 108° 37.824′ W. Marker is near Fruita, Colorado, in Mesa County. Marker can be reached from Rim Rock Drive. Click for map. This marker is near the East Entrance of the Colorado National Monument. Marker is in this post office area: Grand Junction CO 81507, United States of America.
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 484 times since then and 162 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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