Heroes of Hoover

Heroes of Hoover (HM23V6)

Location: Boulder City, AZ 89005 Clark County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 0.928', W 114° 44.459'

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The building of Hoover Dam was a ray of hope for a nation struggling
with hard times. Newsreel images of the high-scalers who worked the
canyon walls ignited public interest in the project.

"Scaling" is the process of removing loose rock from
a cliff face. The high scalers dangled from ropes, using
jackhammers to drill holes for dynamite. After a blast,
they returned to pry off loose rock.
HM NumberHM23V6
Placed ByU.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Reclamation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, December 16th, 2017 at 7:02pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 703576 N 3988024
Decimal Degrees36.01546667, -114.74098333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 0.928', W 114° 44.459'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 0' 55.68" N, 114° 44' 27.54" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)702
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 81 Hoover Dam Access Rd, Boulder City AZ 89005, US
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