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Water from the Colorado River Discusses the Boulder Canyon Dam Project (Hoover Dam) and the plan to bring water from the Colorado River to the fifteen cities of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California by means of the Metropolitan Aqueduct. Includes illustrations and maps.
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Aerial view of Hoover Dam Aerial view of Hoover Dam and the surrounding area showing Lake Mead (the reservoir). The intake towers are visible behind the dam and watr is flowing from the outlet works.
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Aerial view of Hoover Dam and surrounding area Aerial view of Hoover Dam and the surrounding area. Photo is actually a photograph of the area surrounding the dam with an artist's rendering of the dam, reservoir, powerhouses, and mouths of the diversion tunnels superimposed on it. It...
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Aerial view of Hoover Dam Aerial view of Hoover Dam and the surrounding area showing Fortification Hill in the distance. An artist's rendering of the dam, the powerhouses, the mouths of the diversion tunnels, part of the Colorado River, and Lake Mead (the reservoir) have...
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Hoover Dam Aerial view of the Hoover Dam area with a an artist's rendering of the reservoir (Lake Mead) and of the Colorado River superimposed. Fortification Hill is in the background. Roads approaching and crossing the dam are visible.
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Aerial view of Hoover Dam and surrounding area Aerial view of Hoover Dam and the surrounding area from the downstream side. The face of the dam is visible with the intake towers behind it. Lake Mead (the reservoir) can be seen.
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Downstream face of Hoover Dam Shows the downstream face of Hoover Dam with some of the power houses visible. The tops of the intake towers can be see rising above Lake Mead (the reservoir). A transmission tower can also be seen.
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Downstream face of Hoover Dam View of the downstream face of Hoover Dam. Part of lake Mead (the reservoir) is visible as well as the tops of two of the intake towers. Transmission towers can also be seen. A man is standing...
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Aerial view of Hoover Dam and surrounding area Aerial view of Hoover Dam and the surrounding area showing the downward face of the dam, the intake towers, Lake Mead and a portion of the Colorado River. Water is flowing from the outlet works.
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Aerial view of Hoover Dam site Aerial view of Hoover Dam and the surrounding area showing the downward face of the dam, the intake towers, Lake Mead and a portion of the Colorado River. Water is flowing from the outlet works.
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Aerial view of Hoover Dam and surrounding area Aerial view of Hoover Dam and the surrounding area showing the downward face of the dam, the intake towers, Lake Mead (the reservoir) and a portion of the Colorado River. Fortification Hill is visible in the background. ...
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Aerial view of Hoover Dam and the surrounding area Aerial view of Hoover Dam and surrounding area taken from the side. Shows the downstream face, the intake towers, the spillways and the reservoir (Lake Mead). Roads leading to the dam can also be seen.
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Aerial view of Hoover Dam Aerial view of Hoover Dam and the surrounding area showing the upstream face of the dam, the intake towers, and the Arizona spillways. Lake Mead (the reservoir) is visible as is a portion of the airplane taking the aerial...
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Aerial view of the Hoover Dam area Aerial view of Hoover Dam showing Fortification Hill in the background. Lake Mead (the reservoir) and the Colorado River can be seen also.
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Hoover Dam -- postcard 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...
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Aerial view of Hoover Dam Aerial view of Hoover Dam after completion. The intake towers are visible behind the dam as Lake Mead (the reservoir) is filling. The spillways can be seen also. The power houses can also be seen at the...
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Aerial view of Hoover Dam and surroundings Aerial view of Hoover Dam looking from the side. The face of the dam is visible as are the intake towers behind it. Part of Lake Mead (the reservoir) is visible. The spillways can also be seen...
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Aerial view of Hoover Dam and surroundings Aerial view of Hoover Dam showing the upstream face of the dam, one of the spillways and two of the intake towers in Lake Mead (the reservoir). The wing of the plane taking the photographs is visible in...
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Downstream face of Hoover Dam Two nearly identical views, side-by-side, of the downstream face of the dam after it was completed. A road is visible leading up to the dam and across the top with cars on the road and parked along the...
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Downsteam face of Hoover Dam Two identical views of the downstream face of Hoover Dam after completion. Cars are parked at a scenic overlook near the dam. The intake towers are visible behind the dam and a portion of the reservoir (Lake Mead)...
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Colorado River question : shall natural resources create local or enlarge distant development? Pamphlet discussing whether or not Hoover Dam should be built and the allocation of Colorado River water and of the power that the dam would produce. Contains several maps.
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Semi-tropical Nevada : a region of fertile soils and flowing wells Pamphlet discussing artesian wells and agriculture in Las vegas in the esrly 20th century. Includes illustrations.
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Endorsement of House Bill 11449 (similar to Senate Bill 3511), Congress of the United States... Discussion of a Congressional bill to build Boulder Canyon Dam (Hoover Dam) and the All-American Canal to bring water from the Colorado River to the Imperial and Coachella Valleys in southern California. Includes illustrations and map. From the Francis P....
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Boulder Canyon dam : the essence of the Swing-Johnson Bill ; Boulder Dam : from... Discussion of the proposals in Congress to create Boulder (Hoover) Dam. Includes maps and illustrations.
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Views of Boulder Dam and Las Vegas, Nevada Views of the site where Hoover Dam was constructed, and views of the city of Las Vegas just before the time period when the dam was constructed.
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Colorado River problem Discusses possible uses of the Colorado River for water supply, irrigation, and power. Also discusses flood control on the Colorado. Recommends a comprehensive plan for development. Reprinted from Transactions, American Society of Civil Engineers, v. 88. "Presented at the...
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Partial proceedings of Conference of governors, commissioners and advisors of the states of Arizona, California,... Speech of Hon. Geo. H. Dern, governor of Utah -- Speech of U.S. Senator Key Pittman, of Nevada -- Resolution adopted by the conference requesting the President of the United States to notify Mexico that the water of the Colorado...
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Las Vegas, Nevada, where farming pays : the artesian belt of semi-tropic Nevada Booklet extols the benefits of moving to Las Vegas and Clark County, Nevada to farm and to live in the early decades of the 20th century. Contains black & white photos of farms, orchards, wells, Mt. Charleston, Fremont Street and...
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Proposal submitted to the delegates representing the States of California and Nevada in reference to... Outlines the proposed uses for water from the Colorado River for the states of California and Nevada.
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Some desert watering places in southeastern California and southwestern Nevada
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Colorado River basin : hearings before the Committee on irrigation and reclamation, House of representatives,...
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Looking downstream toward Hoover Dam View of Hoover Dam, looking downstream from the Arizona side. Part of Lake Mead is visible above the dam. Mountains are visible in the background and cars are parked at an observation point overlooking the canyon. ...
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Looking downstream toward Hoover Dam Aerial view of Hoover Dam, looking downstream. Cars are parked at an observation point overlooking the dam. There are roads and mountains in the background. Hoover Dam reservoir (Lake Mead) can be seen above the dam.
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Hoover Dam, looking downstream View of Hoover Dam, looking downstream from the Arizona side. Several buildings and structures are visible as well as an observation point at the left. Shows the intake towers and also Lake Mead (Hoover Dam reservoir). The...
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View of Lake Mead and reservoir area View of Lake Mead and the reservoir area amid the surrounding mountains.
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Panoramic view of Hoover Dam and area during construction Panoramic view of Black Canyon and Hoover Dam during construction. A man is standing on the mountain, looking toward the scene. Note the reservoir (Lake Mead) and Fortification Hill in the background. The portals of the diversion...
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Looking downstream at Hoover Dam under construction View of Hoover Dam during construction. The view was taken from high above, looking downstream, and shows the intake towers, roads, buildings and structures, a cable across the dam, and the reservoir (later known as Lake Mead).
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Spillway and Hoover Dam during construction Shows the Nevada spillway and the face of the dam in the background. Cars are visible on the road across the top of the dam. Some of the intake towers are also visible. Construction equipment, buildings, and...
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Hoover Dam from the Arizona side View of Hoover Dam, taken from the Arizona side, showing the intake towers and reservoir (Lake Mead) above the dam. A power shovel and also some buildings are visible. In the background there is construction equipment in the...
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Intake towers -- Hoover Dam Close-up view of intake towers at Hoover Dam with the reservoir (Lake Mead) behind them.
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Hoover Dam during construction View of the upstream side of the dam and the intake towers. In the background mountains and construction roads are visible. Lake Mead (reservoir) is visible above the dam.
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Hoover Dam -- at night Color transparency showing Hoover Dam just after dusk. The dam is illuminated with electric lighting and the tops of the intake towers are visible. The lights are reflected in the waters of the reservoir (Lake Mead).
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Intake towers at Hoover Dam during dam construction View of the intake towers at Hoover Dam, taken when the dam was nearly completed. There is a boat in the water at the base of the towers. A portion of the face of the dam is visible...
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Intake towers -- Hoover Dam -- during construction Close-up view of the intake towers during the latter period of the construction of Hoover Dam. The waters of the reservoir (Lake Mead) are visible below the towers and there are mountains in the background.
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Hoover Dam intake towers Shows the intake towers and the face of Hoover Dam. Lake Mead (reservoir)is beginning to fill.
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Hoover Dam View of the face of Hoover Dam and the intake towers. A motor boat is visible on Lake Mead (the reservoir), which is beginning to fill.
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Hoover Dam -- upstream face This color transparency is a panoramic view of the upstream face of the dam. The intake towers are visible in the almost filled reservoir (Lake Mead). The roads next to and across the dam have been completed. A...
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Hoover Dam -- upstream face Color transparency of the upstream face of Hoover Dam, showing the intake towers, the reservoir (Lake Mead) and the surrounding mountains.
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Hoover Dam -- upstream face Color transparency showing the upstream face of Hoover Dam, the intake towers, and the reservoir (Lake Mead). Cars are parked on the road across the dam and at a scenic overlook along the road leading across the dam.
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Hoover Dam -- upstream face Color transparency showing panoramic view of Hoover Dam, the Colorado River, and Lake Mead. Fortification Hill is in the background.
 

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