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Hoover Dam construction -- various phases This postcard shows the construction of Hoover Dam in four different stages. All views were taken from the same point looking upstream. The first image shows Black Canyon and the Colorado River at the very beginning of construction...
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Construction of Hoover Dam "First load of muck used in coffer dam [sic]. Looking at Arizona portals #3 & #4. Water now flowing thru these." (hand-written inscription on back of photo) Shows a dump truck dumping the muck and construction...
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Hoover Dam construction Panoramic view of the Hoover Dam construction site. One of the lower portals to a division tunnel can be seen. Buildings, trucks, and the cofferdam are also visible. A portion of the Colorado River is...
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Hoover Dam construction Shows a general view of dam construction. Cables, buildings, and roads are visible. Concrete pouring forms can be seen at the bottom of the canyon. A portion of the Colorado River is also visible. The...
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Cement plant -- Hoover Dam site Shows the cement plant in Black Canyon at the Hoover Dam construction site. A train is visible on the tracks above the plant.
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Rock and gravel plant near Hoover Dam site Handwritten inscription on back of photo: "Rock and gravel plant -- Picture taken before its completion." Other buildings and trucks are visible.
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Construction of gravel plant near Hoover Dam site Shows the construction of the gravel plant near the Hoover Dam site. A crane is lifing equipment. Construction workers, cars and trucks, and buildings can be seen.
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Construction of gravel plant View of the gravel plant being constructed near the Hoover Dam site. Railroad tracks and a flatbed railroad car are visible.
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Construction at lower portal of Hoover Dam Shows construction at the lower portal of Hoover Dam. Part of the bridge is visible as are trucks, buildings, and construction workers. Part of the Colorado River is visible and also the wall of Black Canyon.
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Power houses being constructed at Hoover Dam Shows the concrete pouring forms for the base of the dam. The upper cofferdam is in the background. Cableways, buildings, construction workers and trucks are visible. A railroad track runs along the side of the wall of Black Canyon.
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Construction of Hoover Dam Shows the head tower hoist house and permanent cableway. Cars and trucks are visible on the road across the dam as well as next to the hoist house. A transmission tower can be seen and construction workers are...
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Construction of Hoover Dam "Head tower hoist house and anchorage of permanent 150 ton cableway at Boulder Dam runs from upper end of hi[gh]mix gulch." (handwritten inscription on back of photo) Construction workers, trucks, and buildings are also visible.
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Hoover Dam construction Panoramic view of Black Canyon and Hoover Dam under construction. Two of the portals to the diversion tunnels are visible. The face of the dam is nearing completion and the concrete pouring forms can be seen. Part...
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Construction of Hoover Dam Construction photo showing the Colorado River with temporary suspension bridges, roads along the side of the canyon, trucks, and buildings.
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Aerial view -- Hoover Dam construction Aerial view of Hoover Dam, Black Canyon, and the Colordo River during the construction of the dam. Two portals of the diversion tunnels are visible. There are trucks and buildings on the cofferdam. The face of the...
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Construction on the Nevada power house View of construction on the Nevada power house. Framework and concrete pouring forms cover the site. Penstock tunnel openings are visible in the canyon wall in the background. Construction equipment, vehicles, temporary buildings and construction workers are seen on the...
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Looking downstream on the Hoover Dam construction site This view, taken from the Nevada side of the canyon, shows the lower cofferdam being excavated. Trucks, buildings, , and construction roads are visible. The Colorado River can be seen below the site. There is a temporary...
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View of the power house and valve houses from top of Hoover Dam View of the power house and valve houses from the top of the dam. Various buildings and structures can be seen as well as concrete forms. There are construction roads below the dam and a temporary bridge spans...
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View of Arizona spillway during construction A telephoto view of the Arizona spillway during the construction of Hoover Dam. Shows the bridge and control house. Trucks, various buildings, and some construcion workers are visible. Cables are overhead and construction roads snake up the...
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Hoover Dam under construction Aerial view of the downstream side of Hoover Dam showing the intake towers and spillways. Construction equipment, buildings, and roads are visible. There are some cars on the road crossing the dam.
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View from the top of Hoover Dam during construction View looking down from the top of Hoover Dam during construction. It shows the power houes, the valve houses and the lower cofferdam. Cars and trucks, buildings and structures, roads, and various equipment can be seen. A cable...
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Downstream view of Hoover Dam construction Shows a downstream view of the Hoover Dam project from the crest of the dam. Power house and lower portals of diversion tunnels are seen. Buildings and structures, trucks and roads are visible also.
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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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Workers in transport buses This view shows the swing shift ready to leave from Dormitory No. 2 in Boulder City. Shows the dormitory and transport buses loaded with construction workers.
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Portals, Hoover Dam construction "Shows men placing dynamite to flood entrance blocks away from #3 and #4 Arizona side."(inscription on back of photo) The portals to the diversion tunnels are visible. The Colorado River is shown below the portals and buildings and trucks...
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Construction -- near Hoover Dam Shows construction buildings, roads, and trucks in the mountains near the Hoover Dam site.
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Upper portals -- Hoover Dam site Handwritten inscription on back of photo: "View at upper portals showing narrowed channel just prior to diversion". Construction roads, equipment, and workers are visible. Some buildings and trucks are also in the picture.
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Boulder City department store at night Night view of the Boulder City Company Store. Cars are parked alongside the store.
 

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