Marble Canyon in Coconino County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
There are three markers on this end of the Navajo Bridge.
(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.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the ASCE Civil Engineering Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1852.
Location. 36° 49.101′ N, 111° 37.963′ W. Marker is in Marble Canyon, Arizona, in Coconino County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 89A at milepost 538. Markers on on the west end of the 1928 Navajo Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marble Canyon AZ 86036, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lafe McDaniel (here, next to this marker); 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); Lewis Nez (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Deering (approx. 0.2 miles away); Navajo Bridge Erection Toggle Screw / Navajo Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lee Ferry (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marble Canyon.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 581 times since then and 26 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.