Aerial view of the Hoover Dam construction site, looking upstream on the Colorado River

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Title
Aerial view of the Hoover Dam construction site, looking upstream on the Colorado River
Digital Publisher
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries
Original Date
1934-03-16
Description
Aerial view of the Hoover Dam construction site, looking upstream on the Colorado River in Black Canyon. Concrete pouring forms and other construction equipment are seen on the partially finished dam face and in the river bed below it. Unfinished penstock openings are seen in the canyon wall above the foundations of the Arizona power house, seen in the lower right. Vehicles and temporary buildings can be seen in the foreground. Cables and bridges span the canyon in the background.
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 HP Scanjet 4670 scanner with HP Scanning 2.3.1 scanning software, default color configuration. The TIFF files were converted into the JPEG2000 format.
Image Number
0267 2578
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. W.A. Bechtel Collection.
Digital Collection
DigitalID
wiw000081

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