Boulder City in Clark County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Frank T. Crowe
[ Front ]:
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 ]:
Dedicated March 14, 1981
In Memory of
Frank T. Crowe
Red and Catherine Wixson
To the City of Boulder City
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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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 35° 58.541′ N, 114° Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boulder City NV 89005, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boulder City.
More about this marker. Marker is on the front of the Frank T. Crowe monument.
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