Each monument (Granite Museum-Wall ) is one hundred feet long and designed by structural engineers to endure four thousand years.
There are no guarantees, only time will tell.
1,960 cubic feet of 3,000 psi concrete are poured
over 5945 pounds of knitted steel installed in a three-foot deep trench.
The monument is faced with 60 panels of Missouri Red granite, each weighing 477 pounds, and two triangular granite end pieces each weighing 351 pounds.
Historic text is engraved deep in granite.
Drawings are engraved by hand with diamond stylus by the few experts in this esoteric profession.
|TOTAL LENGTH of 922 installed panels (Walk around every monument)||3080 Feet 938 Meters|
|ESTIMATED_TIME_TO_READ PRESENTLY_ENGRAVED_467_PANELS||6 Hours|
WEIGHT OF ONE HUNDRED FOOT MONUMENT
|HISTORY OF HUMANITY||8 monuments (4 of 100 ft and 4 of 67 ft)||2,173,801||985,850|
|Weight of other monuments||2,691,577||1,220,670|
|_WEIGHT OF_ALL_MONUMENTS IN_YEAR_2014||4,865,378||2,206,520|
|"Anything worth doing cannot be accomplished in one lifetime" Reinhold Niehbur|