“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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By Bill Kirchner, August 3, 2010
Roosevelt Dam Marker
1Arizona (Pinal County), Apache Junction — Roosevelt Dam1903-1911 — Tonto National Forest —
On September 20, 1906 the first stone was laid in place. Over the next five years, 350,000 cubic feet of block would be cut, shaped, and fashioned into the Roosevelt Dam. The blocks of stone were carved out of the canyon walls. They were . . . Map (db m34106) HM
2Arizona (Maricopa County), Apache Junction — The People Who Made It HappenThe Building of a Dam — Tonto National Forest —
The construction of Roosevelt Dam involved several thousand people over the course of the project. Hiring was straightforward; a foreman would simply size up a man and decide if he could do the work. Jobs requiring diverse skills were plentiful. . . . Map (db m34108) HM
3Arizona (Maricopa County), Apache Junction — Roosevelt Dam1989 – 1996 — Tonto National Forest —
After nearly nine years of work, $430 million in construction cost, 450,000 cubic yards of concrete, and 849 miles of reinforcing steel, another vivid chapter in Arizona history has been rewritten. Modifications to Roosevelt Dam were required . . . Map (db m34107) HM
Sep. 19, 2021