Dedicated November 19, 2005The mural you are viewing was painted by noted mural artist, Lee Bowerman of Grand Junction, Colorado and is dedicated to Nevada Mine Safety in remembrance of the Belmont Mine Fire of February 23, 1911 and the heroism of cage tender, Wiliam F. (Big Bill) Murphy. The mural depicts Big Bill's heroic attempts to rescue fellow miners from the depths of the earth where he and seventeen others lost their lives on this tragic day in the mining history of Tonopah. This mural was made possible through grants from Equatorial Mines. Inc., Nye County Commisioners and donations from interested citizens of the State of Nevada.
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|Date Added||Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 12:35am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||11S E 479757 N 4213320|
|Decimal Degrees||38.06741667, -117.23076667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 4.045', W 117° 13.846'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 4' 2.70" N, 117° 13' 50.76" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near Bryan Ave, Tonopah NV 89049, US|
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