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Downstream view of Hoover Dam construction site Viewpoint of dam construction from below the lower portals of the diversion tunnels. Muck disposal road shown on both sides of the river. Some trucks are visible in the foreground.
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Looking upstream toward the Nevada intake towers, showing the intake bridge girders in place. View of construction on the Nevada intake towers and a portion of the roadway on the top of the dam face. Construction workers and concrete pouring forms are seen on the top of the dam face on the right. One...
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Construction on the power houses and valve houses viewed from the top of Hoover Dam View from the top of Hoover Dam of construction on the power houses in the lower cofferdam and on the valve houses in the walls of Black Canyon. Temporary buildings and construction equipment are seen on the cofferdam floor. Roof...
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Aerial view of Hoover Dam, looking downstream from the Arizona side of Black Canyon Aerial view of the Hoover Dam, nearing completion, in Black Canyon. Visible are the dam face, intake towers and spillways, and the Nevada valve house is seen in the middle left. The Colorado River is seen upstream of the dam....
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Looking downstream from the Arizona side of Black Canyon, showing the reservoir level at the... View of the Hoover Dam site looking downstream from the Arizona side of Black Canyon, showing the reservoir level (Lake Mead) at the base of the intake towers.
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Hoover Dam -- Aerials of dam & Lake Mead Color transparency showing aerial view of Lake Mead, Hoover Dam, and the Colorado River.
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Aerial view of Hoover Dam and Lake Mead Color transparency (aerial view) of Hoover Dam and Lake Mead. Part of the Colorado River is also visible.
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Aerial view of Hoover Dam and Lake Mead Color transparency showing aerial view of Hoover Dam and Lake Mead. Also shows a portion of the Colorado River.
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View of Black Canyon This shows a view of the Colorado River flowing through Black Canyon not (Boulder). To the right of the picture there is a cloud of dirt and debris drifting into the air from blasting for the dam site.
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Crews and equipment in Black Canyon at dam site A view of the Colorado River flowing through Black Canyon (not Boulder). In the foreground are air compressors and an open sided shed with a construction worker standing inside. There are tracks running along side of the shed following the...
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Construction crews in Boulder Canyon A view of construction workers digging rocks and boulders on the side of Black (not Boulder) Canyon. The Colorado River is flowing through the bottom of the canyon.
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Blueprint layout of Hoover Dam. This is a photograph of a blueprint which shows the general layout of Hoover Dam. The photo includes a sectional elevation on center line of the river. Blueprint shows the dam, power plant, upper and lower cofferdam, intake towers, outlet...
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Hoover Dam -- downstream face Color transparency looking towards the downstream face of Hoover Dam. Part of the Colorado River and the portals to the diversion tunnels ares visible.
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Hoover Dam -- downstream face Color transparency of the downstream face of Hoover Dam. This panoramic view shows the portals of the diversion tunnels, the power house, the walls of Black Canyon, and the Colorado River.
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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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View of Hoover Dam with Fortification Hill in the background View of Hoover Dam and the Colorado River in Black Canyon. Water is being discharged from the outlet works of the Arizona valve house on the right. The peaks of the intake towers can be seen behind the dam face....
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Water being discharged from the outlet works of the valve houses in Hoover Dam View of Hoover Dam from downstream on the Colorado River in Black Canyon. The central power house is seen at the base of the dam face. Water is being discharged from outlet works of the valve houses on both the...
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Aerial view of Hoover Dam This color transparency is an aerial view looking upstream of Hoover Dam, the Colorado River, Lake Mead (the reservoir), and the mountains surrounding the area. Fortification Hill is in the background.
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Hoover Dam -- at night This color transparency shows Hoover Dam at night, looking upstream. Electric lights illuminate the dam. The power house is visible and the transmission towers can be seen above the dam.
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Tourists and film crew in Black Canyon A wooden boat with a roof is sitting in the Colorado River tied to a boulder. There is also a wooden gangplank extending from the shore to the boat. The name of the boat is "Boulder". Two other...
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Hoover Dam from the downstream side View of face of dam showing water coming out of the outlet works on the Arizona side. A bridge, a cableway above the dam, the mouths of several diversion tunnels, the Nevada power house, and construction equipment are visible. The...
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Hoover Dam from the downstream side Shows the face of the dam with water streaming from the outlet works on the Arizona side. What appears to be a gondola car is being lowered onto the power house tracks, Also shows the power house on the Nevada...
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Hoover Dam -- valve outlet on the Arizona side View from the top of Hoover Dam showing water streaming from the outlet works in the valve house on the Arizona side. Also shows the Colorado River, the valve house on the Nevada side, and the tops of the Arizona...
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Hoover Dam -- valve outlet in operation on the Arizona side View from the top of the dam showing water streaming from the outlet works of the valve house on the Arizona side. Also shows the Colorado River, the valve house on the Nevada side, the tops of the Arizona and...
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Hoover dam -- water flowing from valve outlets Shows water flowing from the outlet works of both the Nevada and Arizona valve houses. Also shows the roofs of the power houses on both sides of the river, the Colorado River, and a road along the river.
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Hoover Dam -- looking downstream showing the valve outlets Water pours from the outlet works on the Nevada valve house. Also shows the Nevada valve house, the tops of the power houses on the Nevada and Arizona sides, the Colorado River, and a road by the side of the...
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Outlet works -- Hoover Dam View of the Nevada valve house and a portion of the Nevada power house at Hoover Dam. The photo was taken from a platform or walkway built into the side of the canyon. Part of the Colorado River...
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Hoover Dam -- outlet works Shows the downstream face of the dam with the outlet works spewing water. The entrances to two of the diversion tunnels are visible. There is a dump truck parked on one of the side roads.
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Outlet works -- Hoover Dam Upstream view of Hoover Dam, showing the Arizona outlet works spewing water. The power houses and part of the entrance to one diversion tunnel are visible.
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Outlet works -- Hoover Dam Close-up view of the outlet works spewing water at the dam. Appears to have been taken at dusk. The entrances to two of the diversion tunnels are visible.
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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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Aerial view of Hoover Dam area Aerial view of Hoover Dam, the Colorado River, Lake Mead, and the surrounding mountains including Fortification Hill. The wing of the airplane in which the photographer was riding can be seen in the upper left corner of the photo.
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Aerial view of Hoover Dam Aerial view of Hoover Dam and the surrounding area. Part of the Colorado River, Lake Mead, and Fortification Hill are visible. The outlet works are open, spewing water. Several of the portals of the diversion tunnels can...
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Aerial view of Hoover Dam Aerial view of Lake Mead, the Colorado River, Hoover Dam, and the mountains in the area. View is looking upsteam and the Nevada power house is visible.
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View of construction on the power houses View of construction on the power houses at the base of Hoover Dam. Construction on the Nevada and Arizona intake towers is also seen behind the dam face, where the Colorado River is held behind the upper cofferdam. Cables carrying...
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Construction on the lower dam face, intake towers and power houses View of construction on the lower face of Hoover Dam. Framework and concrete pouring forms for the power houses are visible at the base of the dam face. Construction on the Nevada and Arizona intake towers is seen behind the...
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Completed downstream face of Hoover Dam, showing the power houses View of the completed downstream face of Hoover Dam. A portion of the power houses is seen at the base of the dam with the Colorado River between the Nevada and Arizona sides. Black Canyon is seen in the background.
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Downstream face of Hoover Dam Shows the downstream face of Hoover Dam, the power houses, and the Colorado River waters below the powerhouses. Transmission towers are visible on the cliffs above.
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Nevada Spillway open cut excavation This is an aerial view of Black Canyon which shows the open cut excavation for the spillway on the Nevada side of the canyon.
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Hoover Dam Expansive view of Hoover Dam showing the power houses, the waters of the Colorado River below the power houses, two of the portals to the diversion tunnels, transmission towers on the cliffs above, and a cable across the top...
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Downstream face of Hoover Dam Shows downstream face of the dam, the power houses, the waters of the Colorado River below the power houses, and transmission towers on the cliffs above the dam.
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Night view of Hoover Dam Night view of the downstream face of Hoover Dam. The power houses, the face of the dam, and the water are illuminated by electric lighting.
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Dowstream face -- Hoover Dam Photo taken from quite a distance down Black Canyon, showing the downstream face of the dam, the power houses, the Colorado River, and one of the portals of the diversion tunnels.
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Concrete mixing plant in Black Canyon This picture shows a concrete mixing plant on the river bank at the Hoover Dam construction site in Black Canyon. It was taken with a telephoto lens.
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Aerial view of Hoover Dam and surroundings Aerial view of Hoover Dam showing the downstream face of the dam, the Colorado River below the dam, and the reservoir (Lake Mead) behind it. Also visible are the mountains and roads in the surrounding area.
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Hoover Dam and surrounding area This is a re-touched photo of Hoover Dam and the surrounding area. The Colorado River can be seen below the power houses. The intake towers are visible behind the downstream face. The reservoir (Lake Mead) can be...
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Construction -- Hoover Dam View of the construction of Hoover Dam showing the upstream face, the power houses, and some of the portals to the diversion tunnels. Part of the Colorado River is visible.
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Hoover Dam construction View from a distance of Hoover Dam and the canyon. The upstream face, the power houses, and one of the portals to the diversion tunnels can be seen. There are buildings on the cofferdam and part of the...
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Aerial view of Hoover Dam and the surrounding area Aerial view of Hoover Dam and the mountains in the surrounding area. The Colorado River and the reservoir (Lake Mead) are visible.
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Blasting -- Hoover Dam site View of blasting at Black Canyon during construction of Hoover Dam. Part of the Colorado River is visible as are construction buildings and equipment on the side of the canyon.
 

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