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Top of Hoover Dam, during construction View of the top of Hoover Dam during construction with intake towers and a spillway in the background. A temporary bridge and cableway with trams span the canyon. Construction workers are on top of the dam, working with...
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Nevada intake towers, Hoover Dam construction site View of the Nevada intake towers during construction. The photo was taken from the Arizona side of the canyon and shows suspended temporary bridges, a railroad track and cars on the side of the canyon, a trestle, and...
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Construction view of Hoover Dam, looking downstream A view, looking downstream, of the spillways and intake towers during the construction of the dam. Temporary bridges and cables with trams span the canyon. Various buildings, a trestle, and construction roads can also be seen.
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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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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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Upstream face and intake towers of Hoover Dam during construction View taken from the Arizona side showing the intake towers and upstream face of the dam during construction. Various buildings are visible as well as hoisting machinery and a railroad snaking along the upper canyon. Cables span the...
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View of a spillway bridge during construction of Hoover Dam View looking under the Arizona spillway bridge as it is being constructed. A train car is silhouetted under the bridge and various pieces of construction equipment are visible, including cables, hoisting machinery and scaffolding.
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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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View of Nevada spillway during construction of Hoover Dam Telephoto view from above looking into the Nevada spillway. The control house is being formed. There are various buildings and structures and trucks in the picture. Also shows hoisting machinery.
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Memorial Day exercises at Hoover Dam Shows the Memorial Day exercises at Hoover Dam during which the plaque commemorating the men who gave their lives in the construction of Hoover Dam was unveiled. There is a crowd of people gathered with others looking over the...
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Hoover Dam during construction, from the Nevada side Shows the dam from the Nevada side. The completed road, parapets, and intake towers are visible. One of the spillways can be seen in the background. There are trucks and people on the new road.
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Final pour in the slot, Hoover Dam Shows construction workers making the final pour in the slot. Several men are working, the others supervising. A truck and cement mixer are visible. In the bakcground a portion of an intake tower can be seen.
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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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Switchyard control circuit tunnel under construction -- Hoover Dam site Shows construction work on the switchyard control circuit tunnel. Various structures are visible, as well as roads, and automobiles. A power shovel is excavating. In the foreground is the power sub-station. The Babcock and Wilcox Company...
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Hoover Dam construction, looking down on top Shows construction workers and equipment on the top of Hoover Dam.. They are building the roadway across the dam. Trams on cableways and intake towers can be seen in the background. A bucket is pouring the roadway...
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Hoover Dam power house under construction Shows a power house at Hoover Dam being built. Note the Universal crane on top. The girder on the flat car has just been lowered by means of the government cableway. This photo was taken from the Nevada...
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Switchyard control house, yard and present substation -- Hoover Dam site Shows the switchyard control house, yard and substation. Workers, trucks, construction equipment and roads are visible.
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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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View from the reservoir, looking downstream at Hoover Dam View,looking downstream, of Hoover Dam and the intake towers. There is a boat on Lake Mead (the reservoir).
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Hoover Dam switchyard during construction Shows the Hoover Dam switchyard during construction and excavation. Buildings, roads, and building materials are visible. Trucks and a power shovel are also shown.
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Top of Hoover Dam during construction Shows the road approaching Hoover Dam from the Nevada side and the top of the dam during construction. Note the rubble wall being built and excavation for tower footings. Trucks, hoisting machinery, and cables with trams are visible....
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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 during construction View looking upstream of the dam and power house. Cables with trams and temporary bridges span the canyon. Trucks, roads, buildings and construction equipment can be seen.
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Looking across the top of Hoover Dam during construction View from above of the dam, showing the road across the top. Intake towers are visible also. Cars are on the road across the top of the dam.
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View of Hoover Dam construction from the top of the dam Shows Hoover Dam construction from the top of the dam looking down. The power house, valve houses, and lower portals of the diversion tunnels are visible. Various buildings and trucks are also shown. The Colorado River is...
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Hoover Dam during construction View looking upstream toward Hoover Dam. Alos shows the entrance to a tunnel and the powerhouses under construction. Trucks, cables, a cableway with trams, and other construction equipment can be seen.
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Power house during construction -- Hoover Dam View of the power house from the top of Hoover Dam, looking down. The valve houses are visible on the sides of the canyon. Roads, trucks, buildings, and the concrete pouring forms can also be seen.
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Hoover Dam during construction Upstream view of Hoover Dam construction. Buildings, trucks, and roads are visible. Trams are crossing the canyon on a cableway suspended above the dam.
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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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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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Hoover Dam Expansive view of Hoover Dam taken from the side, looking across. The intake towers are prominent in the photo. Cars are visible on the road crossing the top of the dam. The mountains are in the background....
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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 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 spillway View from above the spillway bridge showing water spilling over. A bus and cars are parked on the bridge and there are cars parked at a scenic overlook next to the water.
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Hoover Dam spillway View of a spillway and spillway bridge at Hoover Dam. The road across the bridge and the roads around the dam are visible. A car is crossing the bridge and there are cars parked at a scenic overlook....
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Hoover Dam -- top of dam This color transparency is a view of the top of the dam. The intake towers are visible and cars are driving on the road which crosses the dam. The reservoir (Lake Mead) is almost completely filled.
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Top of Hoover Dam This color transparency shows the top of the dam, intake towers, a spillway, and the part of the upstream face of the dam. There are cars parked on the road across the top of the dam and the reservoir...
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Hoover Dam -- top of dam Color transparency showing the top of the dam. Intake towers and a spillway are visible. Part of the upstream face of the dam is visible and there are cars parked on the road which crosses the dam. ...
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Power shovel and trucks opening up an adit Construction workers are using a power shovel and trucks to open up an adit as part of the construction of Hoover Dam.
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Day shift workers boarding transports for the return journey to Boulder City Dam construction workers are boarding transport buses for the return ride to Boulder City.
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Spillway and Lake Mead view Shows the Arizona spillway, intake towers, and reservoir (Lake Mead). Cars are visible on the road leading to the dam and some are parked next to the road.
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Train car dumping gravel into hopper at gravel plant A side-dump car from the gravel pits is dumping gravel into a depressed track hopper at the gravel plant. Train and buildings are visible. An employee is watching the process.
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Hoover Dam construction Over-view of the Hoover Dam construction. This telephoto view, taken from atop one of the mountains overlooking the construction site, shows the spillways, the intake towers, and the downstream face of the dam. The Colorado River is visible...
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Hoover Dam and Lake Mead View taken from high above, showing the face of the dam, the power houses, some transmission towers, and the intake towers. Lake Mead is nearly filled and there are boats on the water.
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Hoover Dam and Lake Mead Photo taken high above the dam, shows most of the downstream face, the highway across the crest of the dam with cars parked, the intake towers and road leading to the dam. Some transmission towers are visible and the...
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Hoover Dam and Lake Mead View looking down on the downstream face of Hoover Dam from on high. The intake towers are visible and the reservoir (Lake Mead) is nearly filled. There is a boat on the lake and there are cars parked...
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Hoover Dam and Lake Mead This postcard shows a view of Hoover Dam and the reservoir (Lake Mead) taken from high above the site. The downstream face of the dam is visible as are the intake towers. Lake Mead is beginning to fill....
 

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