Thursday, January 19, 2017

Fact of the Day: Hoover Deaths

The construction of the Hoover Dam took many lives. The first was a man named J. G. Tierney who was looking for an ideal spot for the dam. The last death was his son Patrick Tierney who fell from a tower. 


  1. how tragic.
    it's amazing to see how many lives were taken in the construction of any sort of architecture.
    i haven't visited your blog in a little while...i love the new look!

  2. Wow, that is weird. First and last.

  3. That damn has been a monstrosity for that poor family.

  4. I never knew that.
    So sad for the family.

    All the best Jan