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Robert Evel Knievel

Explorer, Motorcyclist and Daredevil

 
 
Robert Evel Knievel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 26, 2009
1. Robert Evel Knievel Marker
Inscription.  Attempted a mile long leap of the Snake River Canyon on Sept. 8, 1974 employing a unique skycycle. The large dirt ramp is visible approx. 2 miles east of this point on the south ridge of the canyon. Donated to the community by Sunset Memorial
 
Location. 42° 35.911′ N, 114° 31.733′ W. Marker is in Twin Falls, Idaho, in Twin Falls County. Marker is on U.S. 93 just north of Fillmore Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Twin Falls ID 83301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Perrine Memorial Bridge (here, next to this marker); Ira Burton Perrine (approx. 3.8 miles away); Shoshone Falls (approx. 3.8 miles away); College of Southern Idaho (approx. 3.8 miles away); The Hotel Perrine (approx. 4.2 miles away); Twin Falls Bakery Co. Building (approx. 4.2 miles away); Crowley Building (approx. 4.3 miles away); Idaho Department Store (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Twin Falls.
 
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Perrine Bridge across the Snake River image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 26, 2009
2. Perrine Bridge across the Snake River
Snake River Canyon image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 26, 2009
3. Snake River Canyon
Dirt Ramp Used in Snake River Canyon Jump image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, September 16, 2010
4. Dirt Ramp Used in Snake River Canyon Jump
As viewed from the marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 2, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 567 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 2, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   4. submitted on November 23, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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