Monthly Archives: July 2013
Located 46 miles southwest of Rapid City S.D., Crazy Horse Memorial was begun in 1948 by Korczak Zuiolkowski. Everything he needed he carried up 700+ steps to the mountain top. He continued to work on it until his death in 1982 when his wife Ruth and seven of their ten children took over. In spite of … Continue reading
The Memorial is the world’s largeest mountain carving and will measure 641 feet long and 563 feet high. The 1969 picture shows progress compared to the scale model as does the current photo. Click current photo to enlarge.
Here is a face picture taken atop the mountain in 1990 with considerable progress shown in the second photo.
This is an undated ariel view along with a current perspective taken from the ground.
Finally, the pictures below show a comparison of the day of the first blast with an overlay showing an outline of the completed memorial.