Hoover Dam -- postcard

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Title
Hoover Dam -- postcard
Creator
Boulder Dam Service Bureau
Digital Publisher
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries
Original Date
1935?
Description
Postcard showing aerial view of Hoover Dam and the surrounding area. This is a photo of the area surrounding the dam with an artist's rendering of the dam, Lake Mead (the reservoir), and the Colorado River superimposed on the photo. Fortification Hill is visible in the background. Printed words on the front of the postcard say: " Boulder Dam; Height 727' above bed rock; thickness 660' at base, 45' at crest, crest length 1,180', installed cpacity of power plant, 1, 836,000 horse power".
Subject
Local subject
Format
Digitization Specifications
This file is derived from a high-resolution (300 dpi, 24-bit) uncompressed TIFF image that was scanned from the original using a AGFA Duoscan T 1200 scanner with AGFA FotoLook 32 V3.60.0 scanning software, default color configuration. The TIFF files were converted into the JPEG2000 format.
Image Number
0100 0580
Resource Type
Still Image
Is Part Of
http://digital.library.unlv.edu/u?/dig,8
Access and Ordering Information
Not to be reproduced without permission. To purchase copies of images and/or for copyright information, contact University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries, Special Collections at: http://www.library.unlv.edu/speccol/
Contributing Institution
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries, Special Collections. Manis Collection.
Digital Collection
DigitalID
wiw000446

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