When the Hoover Dam was built, this worker had the dirtiest job…

la-la-na-boulder-city-alabam-02-jpg-20140525No one can remember his name, he was simply known as ‘Alabam’ but he undoubtably had the dirtiest job in the Hoover Dam’s history.

These days he is affectionately referred to as a sanitation engineer but the reality was so much less pleasant. Even in 120 degree weather, ‘Alabam’ would climb into the even hotter tin latrines and keep things up to par.

“One hundred years from now, people won’t remember these figures,” he said. “We need to capture them now and record their contributions.” said Steven.

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