Marble Canyon in Coconino County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
(Marker on left:)
Designated by the American Society of Civil Engineers
Completed 1928 Commemorated 1998
Marker in center
Has been placed on the
of Historic Places
By the United States
Department of the Interior
August 31, 1981
Marker on the right
Arch 616 feet • Total Length 834 feet • Height 467 feet
Arizona State Highway Commission Geo W.P. Hunt, Governor
L.P. Mcbride, Chairman - H. Thompson, Vice Chairman - F.C. Steger, Commissioner
J.F. McDonald, Commissioner - Floyd Williams, Commissioner - M.C. Hankins, Secretary
W.C. LeFebvre, State Highway Engineer - W.W. Lane, Chief Engineer - R.A. Hoffman, Bridge Engineer
L.C. Lashmet, Desiging Engineer - R.C. Perkins and W.R. Hutchins, District Engineers
R.C. Bond, Resident Engineer - W.K. Claypool, Inspector
In Cooperation With
The United States Department of the Interior
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Hubert Work, Secretary
C.H. Burke, Commissioner of Indian Affairs
Fabricated and Erected by the Kansas City Structural Steel Co.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks marker series.
Location. 36° 49.101′ N, 111° 37.963′ W. Marker is in Marble Canyon, Arizona, in Coconino County. Marker can be reached Touch for map. Markers on on the west end of the 1928 Navajo Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Marble Canyon AZ 86036, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lee's Ferry (within shouting distance of this marker); Marble Canyon Lodge (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Navajo Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Navajo Bridge Erection Toggle Screw/Navajo Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lee Ferry (approx. 0.3 miles away); Impossible Canyons (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Lee's Ferry (approx. 4.3 miles away); a different marker also named Lees Ferry (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marble Canyon.
Categories. • Bridges & Viaducts • Roads & Vehicles •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 368 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 25, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.