Boulder City, Nevada: Toilet Paper Hero of Hoover Dam

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Address:
600 Nevada Way, Boulder City, NV
Directions:
From US 93 turn onto Nevada Way and drive into downtown. North side of the street, at corner of Nevada Way and Ash/Wyoming Sts. During the day an American flag flaps on a pole across the street.
RA Rates:
Major Fun
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Alabam, outhouse cleaner.

Toilet Paper Hero of Hoover Dam

Alabam was a Hoover Dam worker who cleaned and restocked the outhouses. The bronze statue depicts him as he often looked in life, with rolls of toilet paper draped over his shoulder.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [02/17/2014]

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Alabam, Toilet Paper Hero of Hoover Dam.

Toilet Paper Hero of Hoover Dam

How has the world missed this hero in the midst of the great toilet paper shortage of 2020?

[Michelle, 07/24/2020]

Toilet Paper Hero of Hoover Dam.

Toilet Paper Hero of Hoover Dam

The statue of "Alabam," long forgotten Hoover Dam worker who cleaned the project's outhouses and replenished daily lavatory supplies, enjoys his newfound celebrity on the main drag of Boulder City. The bronze "Toilet Paper Hero of Hoover Dam" is a popular photo op, with his unique paper roll bandolier, shouldered broom and cleaning rig.

[RoadsideAmerica.com Team, 04/13/2019]

Alabam.

Toilet Paper Hero of Hoover Dam

Located in downtown Boulder City, a very small town, with small shops and restaurants lining the street. Great stop before or after visiting Hoover Dam.

[Mike Larson, 09/14/2016]

Alabam.

Toilet Paper Hero of Hoover Dam

Great laughable stop. My kids loved it. Truthfully, this poor guy deserved a bronze statue!

[JenL, 06/03/2016]

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