Aerial view of the Hoover Dam construction site viewed from downstream on the Colorado River

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Title
Aerial view of the Hoover Dam construction site viewed from downstream on the Colorado River
Digital Publisher
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries
Original Date
1934-06-16
Description
Aerial view of the Hoover Dam construction site taken from downstream on the Colorado River in Black Canyon. Construction on the Nevada and Arizona power houses is shown in the foreground in the cofferdam. Concrete pouring forms cover the top of the dam face. Construction on the intake towers can be seen behind the dam face. Construction equipment and temporary buildings sit in the downstream cofferdam. Cables cross the canyon over the Colorado River 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 2727
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
wiw000080

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