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How Boulder Dam power will refinance Colorado River Project : statement to Congressional Colorado River... Primarly charts and tables showing how the building of Boulder Dam will pay for itself in power usage in Southern California. Predicts on population growth in the area. Includes a letter from the publisher of the Los Angeles Examiner.
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Sunset on the Colorado River Sunset on the Colorado River looking downstream from the railroad bridge.
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Man on bank of Colorado River Shows a man standing on the bank of the Colorado River, near Black Canyon. He is wearing a backpack and holding a rock and a rock hammer. There are mountains in the background.
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Colorado River in Black Canyon View of the Colorado River, five miles below the Hoover Dam site, in Black Canyon.
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Colorado River in Black Canyon View of the Colorado River in Black Canyon, 7 miles below the Hoover Dam site.
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Hoover Dam area and Colorado River An overview of the Hoover Dam area showing mountains, the Colorado River, and Fortification Hill.
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Ferry landing on the Colorado River This shows a ferry landing on the Colorado River near Black Canyon. The far side shore is Kingman Wash, Arizona. There is an assortment of automobiles and people standing around waiting for the ferry to cross over from the other...
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Colorado River below Hoover Dam site Shows the Colorado River 12 miles below the Hoover Dam site. There are mountains in the background of the photo.
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Close-up of construction workers rigging a cableway over the Colorado River Two construction workers are seen rigging a "skip," or platform, to a cableway above the Colorado River in Black Canyon. The skip will be used to cross the river above the canyon.
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Aerial view of the Colorado River showing diversion of the river into diversion tunnels no.... Aerial view of the Colorado River in Black Canyon showing the diversion of the river into diversion tunnels no. 3 and 4.
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Colorado River before Hoover Dam was built Photo taken from high above the Colorado River, showing the river and surrounding mountains. This was taken before the constuction of Hoover Dam in Black Canyon.
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Man on bank of Colorado River in Black Canyon A man carrying camping gear poses on the bank of the Colorado River in Black Canyon. This was taken 5 miles below the Hoover Dam site.
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Water flowing into Colorado River, June 16, 1933 The Colorado River flows out of the diversion tunnels in the Hoover Dam construction site in Black Canyon. Bridges are seen crossing the river and the canyon.
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View of Colorado River in Black Canyon Aerial view of the Colorado River in Black Canyon before Hoover Dam was built.
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Barge on Colorado River near Hoover Dam Shows a car and a barge on the Colorado River near the Hoover Dam site.
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Colorado River -- Beginning construction -- Hoover Dam Shows the Colorado River in Black Canyon at the beginning of construction on the dam. Some cables are suspended across the river, some construction workers are on the roads next to the river, and a power shovel is visible.
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Colorado River -- Hoover Dam site View looking down at the Colorado River in Black Canyon, the future site of Hoover Dam. Roads and buildings can be seen on the banks above the river and some construction equipment is visible.
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Colorado River, early stages of dam construction View of The Colorado River and the construction roads on the sides of the canyons and mountains. Taken from very high above. Some buildings and structures are also visible.
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Colorado River -- Hoover Dam construction site View of the Colorado River before the water was diverted to build Hoover Dam. Suspension bridges across the river are visible and various buildings can be seen on the lower walls of Black Canyon.
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Temporary cableway spanning the Colorado River near Lookout Point A temporary cableway filled with construction workers is poised above the Colorado River in Black Canyon near Lookout Point. The Arizona spillway operations are shown in the background.
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Steel form for diversion tunnel lining being hoisted over the Colorado River A completed section of steel form to be used for lining the diversion tunnels is seen being hoisted on a cableway over the Colorado River. A construction worker can be seen standing on top of the form.
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View of Colorado River This shows the Colorado River from a lookout point above. Two people are faintly visible and as well as part of the road . There are mountains in the background which are covered with water today.
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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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Colorado River near Black Canyon A man is standing on the bank of the Colorado River in Black Canyon.
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Men working on bank of Colorado River Two men are constructing what appears to be a dock on the bank of the Colorado River in lower Black Canyon. There are mountains in the background.
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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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Railroad freight cars carrying gravel across a trestle bridge on the Colorado River A locomotive pulls freight cars loaded with gravel across a trestle bridge on the Colorado River toward the screening plant. A round trip took slightly over two hours.
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Dumping materials at temporary pile bridge to complete diversion of the Colorado River. Dump trucks dump materials into the Colorado River to from a temporary bridge in order to divert the river into the diversion tunnels. Several construction workers carry out and supervise the operation and a large group watches from the...
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Aerial view of Colorado River in Boulder Canyon. An aerial view of the Colorado River flowing through Black Canyon (not Boulder Canyon).
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Representatives of the Colorado River Commission Representatives of the Colorado River Commission, left to right,unknown, Dr. Roy Martin, Walker Young, Ed Clark, and C.P. "Pop" Squires.
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Aerial view of Colorado River Aerial view of the Colorado River and Black Canyon. Some roads are visible in the area.
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Construction bridges across the Colorado River This is a view of a truck loaded with equipment driving across a bridge spanning the Colorado River at Hoover Dam site. Construction workers and equipment are shown on the bank of the river. At the right is...
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Aerial view of Black Canyon and the Colorado River An aerial view of the Colorado River winding through Black Canyon, showing future site of Hoover Dam. Shows mountains surrounding the canyon and in the distance.
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Aerial view of Black Canyon and the Colorado River Aerial view of Black Canyon and the Colorado River, future site of Hoover Dam. Panoramic view of the mountains and surrounding countryside.
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Colorado River in Black Canyon at sunrise Shows the Colorado River, 12 miles below Hoover Dam site. There are mountains in the background. This was taken at sunrise.
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Blasting in Black Canyon seen from the Colorado River View of rock blasting in Black Canyon from downstream on the Colorado River.
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Low level concrete mixing plant seen from the Arizona side of the Colorado River View taken from the cliffs on the Arizona side of the Colorado River of the low level concrete mixing plant. Roads and buildings are seen near the river bank on the Nevada side.
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Man standing on trestle bridge on the Colorado River pointing at anchoring cables A man stands on the trestle bridge near the gravel pit and points at the cables attached to the upstream face of the bridge used to anchor the bridge in case of high water. Three-inch cables [were] anchored to...
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Water discharging from the outlet works of the Arizona valve house into the Colorado River View from downstream on the Colorado River of Hoover Dam. Water is discharging from the outlet works of the Arizona valve house on the right. The Nevada valve house and power house are seen on the left.
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View of Hoover Dam from the downstream side of the Colorado River View of Hoover Dam from downstream on the Colorado River. Water is being discharged from the outlet works of the Nevada valve house on the left. Part of the Nevada power house and the central power house are seen at...
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Water discharging from the Nevada and Arizona outlet works into the Colorado River View of water discharging from the Nevada and Arizona outlet works in the valve houses into the Colorado River downstream from Hoover Dam in Black Canyon. Diversion tunnel portals and a steel bridge are seen in the foreground. Two of...
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Looking down Black Canyon on the Colorado River Aerial view of the Colorado River flowing through Black Canyon.
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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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Gas-air shovel caught in the flooded Colorado River A stranded gas-air shovel is seen standing in the flooding of the Colorado River riverbed during construction on Hoover Dam. The mouth of one of the diversion tunnels is seen in the canyon wall in the background. Other construction equipment...
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Looking downstream on the Colorado River running through Black Canyon prior to construction of Hoover... A man sitting on a rock ledge views the Colorado River running downstream through Black Canyon prior to the construction of Hoover Dam. Bridges and catwalks are suspened over the river and dirt roads can been seen on both...
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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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Cape Horn on the Colorado River showing cliff buildings Shows the Six Companies construction camp at Cape Horn on the Colorado River. Shows several buildings on the bank above the river.
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High scalers on the Nevada side of Black Canyon above the Colorado River Close-up of high scalers working on the Nevada side of Black Canyon, 700 feet above the Colorado River. Two bridges are seen crossing the river below.
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Dump trucks on temporary dike in front of portals of diversion tunnels no. 3 and... View of the temporary dike created to divert the Colorado River into the diversion tunnels. Dump trucks and construction workers are seen on the temporary pile bridge and the portals of diversion tunnels no. 3 and 4 are seen in...
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Aerial view of the upper cofferdam on the Colorado River in Black Canyon Aerial view of the upper cofferdam on the Colorado River in the Hoover Dam construction site in Black Canyon. Cables are seen crossing the canyon, and a small wooden shack is seen on the cliff face in the foreground.
 

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