Photograph of groundbreaking ceremony for Southern Nevada Water Project, September 7, 1968

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Title
Photograph of groundbreaking ceremony for Southern Nevada Water Project, September 7, 1968
Description
Dynamite explosion breaking ground for the Southern Nevada Water Project, creating the River mountains tunnel.
Transcribed Notes
Transcribed from photo sleeve: "Shown is the dynamite blast at the inlet portal of River Mountains Tunnel, which officially launched construction of the first stage of the $81 million project. The blast was detonated by U.S. Senator Alan Bible from the speakers stand 1.7 miles away, where the groundbreaking ceremony was held."
Accession Number
0214:0481
Original Collection
Formatted Date
1968-09-07
Alternative Date
1968 (September 7)
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This material may be protected by copyright. Personal, including educational and academic, use of this material is without restriction but acknowledgement of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, University Libraries is requested whether the use is oral, web or in print. Commercial use of any portion of this material requires permission from the University Libraries. For further information please contact Digital Collections: http://digital.library.unlv.edu/contact
Format
image/tiff
Measurements
10.12 x 8.07 inches
Digital Publisher
University of Nevada, Las Vegas University Libraries
Digital Collection
Conversion Specifications
Original material scanned on Epson Expression 10000XL using EPSON Scan Ver. 2.94A
Digital ID
hln000300
Access ID
378

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