Near Knife River in Lake County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
The Arthur V. Rohweder Memorial Highway
In recognition of the eminent leadership and outstanding contributions of Arthur V. Rohweder to the achievement by Minnesota of notable success and national prominence in all areas of accident prevention work.
Serving as Superintendent of Safety and Welfare for the Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway Company for forty-two years; as one of the founders, and President of the Minnesota Safety Council for twenty-five years; as First National President of the Veterans of Safety in 1941; as Vice-President and Member of the Board of Directors of the National Safety Council for twenty-four years; and as Safety Consultant to eight Governors of Minnesota, Arthur V. Rohweder was dedicated to the cause of saving lives and eliminating sorrow and suffering attendant upon all types of accidents, and he worked unselfishly and tirelessly toward that end.
Dedicated - August, 1965
Veterans of Safety • D. M. & I. R. Railway Company • Minnesota Safety Council
Erected 1965 by the Veterans of Safety, D. M. & I. R. Railway Company, Minnesota Safety Council.
Location. 46° 56.849′ N, 91° 47.508′ W. Marker is near Knife River, Minnesota, in Lake County. Marker is on West 5th Street 0.2 miles south of Central Avenue (County Road 103), on the left when traveling south. Marker is at a wayside near Mile 18 of State Highway 61. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Knife River MN 55609, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Buchanan (approx. 1.1 miles away); Clifton–French River (approx. 6 miles away); Agate Bay Commercial Fishing Village (approx. 7½ miles away); Duluth Missabe & Iron Range Yellowstone Mallet #229 (approx. 7½ miles away); Two Harbors Breakwater (approx. 7½ miles away); Duluth and Iron Range Railroad Locomotive #3 (approx. 7.6 miles away); First Ore Taken From A Minnesota Mine (approx. 7.6 miles away); a different marker also named First Ore Taken From A Minnesota Mine (approx. 7.6 miles away).
Also see . . . Minnesota Statutes. Arthur V. Rohweder Highway. (Submitted on June 27, 2011.)
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