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

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Title
Aerial view of Hoover Dam, looking upstream on the Colorado River
Creator
Spence Air Photos
Digital Publisher
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries
Original Date
1935-06-04
Description
Aerial view of the Hoover Dam construction site in Black Canyon. Visible are the spillways, intake towers, dam face, diversion tunnels and construction on the power houses. Temporary buildings are seen in the cofferdam downstream of the dam face. The Colorado River is seen upstream of the dam and again downstream of the cofferdam. Roads, including the road over the top of the dam, are also seen in the canyon.
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 Spence Air Photo #3
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
wiw000046

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