"Big" Bill Murphy

"Big" Bill Murphy (HM16BW)

Location: Tonopah, NV 89049 Nye County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 4.052', W 117° 13.839'

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This statue depicts Big Bill Murphy, hero of the tragic Tonopah Belmont Mine fire that killed 17 miners on February 23, 1911. Murphy went down in the mine cage a number of times to bring up stricken miners.
On the last trip he did not return.

Statue designed and built by Adam Skiles. Dedicated May 28th, 2005
HM NumberHM16BW
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
Year Placed2005
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Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 7:32pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 479768 N 4213333
Decimal Degrees38.06753333, -117.23065000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 4.052', W 117° 13.839'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 4' 3.12" N, 117° 13' 50.34" W
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Area Code(s)775
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-198 Bryan Ave, Tonopah NV 89049, US
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