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Upstream face of Hoover Dam, looking downstream from the upstream cofferdam Upstream face of Hoover Dam when construction was still going on on the top of the dam and on the intake towers. The Arizona intake tower is on the left and the Nevada intake tower is on the right....
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Hoover Dam construction site viewed from downstream View of the Hoover Dam construction site in Black Canyon from downstream. Framework and concrete pouring forms are visible on the Nevada power house on the left, the Arizona power house on the right and the central portion of the...
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Cement mixing plant at Hoover Dam construction site View of the Hoover Dam construction site from downstream on the Nevada side. Construction on the intake towers nears completion behind the dam face. Scaffolding is still present on the dam face and cables run overhead. Temporary buildings are...
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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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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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Hoover Dam construcion -- blasting Shows the construction of Hoover Dam. One of the portals of the diversion tunnels is visible. Dynamite blasting is taking place in the canyon and trucks and various construction buildings are visible on the cofferdam. Also shows some...
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High scalers -- Hoover Dam site Shows men scaling the walls of Black Canyon to set dynamite blasts. Below and in the background buildings on the cofferdam are visible.
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High Scalers at Hoover Dam site Shows men scaling the walls of Black Canyon to set dynamite blasts. In the background on the floor of the canyon buildings and trucks are 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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Hoover Dam construction "Down stream from Observation Point. Buildings on the right side are water sedimentation plants. Water treated for Boulder City. Left side is Arizona side of River." [hand-written inscription on back of photo] This photo was taken high...
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Hoover Dam construction View of Hoover Dam construction site, looking straight down into Black Canyon. "Straight down into canyon. I leaned over the cliff to get this one. Taken from in front of observation point." -- [hand-written inscription on the...
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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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Hoover Dam construction "Upstream from observation point. Note car going down road." [hand-written inscription on back of photo] Taken from high above the Colorado River, this view shows roads, bridges, buildings and structures, and a car on the side road.
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Hoover Dam construction "Looking int.[o] canyon from observation point -- up river bridge is for trucks hauling muck out of upper portals." [hand-written inscription on back of photo] Taken from an observation point high above Black Canyon, this view shows bridges spanning the...
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Hoover Dam construction "Upstream toward lower portals." [hand-written inscription on back of photo] This view shows the Colorado River in Black Canyon during the early stages of the construction of Hoover Dam. A suspension bridge across the river can be...
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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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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 View of the Hoover Dam construction site showing equipment being lowered by cable, buildings, and other construction equipment. The Colorado River is partially visible as is the cofferdam.
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Hoover Dam construction Shows construction equipment being lowered by cable at the site of Hoover Dam construction. Buildings, other construction equipment, and workers are visible.
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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 at Hoover Dam site View of the cement plant at the Hoover Dam site. Cables, buildings, and other construction equipment are visible.
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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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Hoover Dam construction Shows one of the portals to the diversion tunnels. A portion of the Colorado River is visible as well as construction workers and construction buildings.
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Hoover Dam construction Handwritten inscription on back of photo: "Looking upstream into Black Canyon toward Boulder damsite after river had been diverted thru diversion tunnels Nos. 3 and 4. Temporary back-wash dike seen immediately upstream from tunnel out..." Portals to...
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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 Shows the gravel plant under construction near the Hoover Dam site. Railroad tracks are visible also.
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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 -- walls of canyon Shows beginning stages of construction along the walls of Black Canyon. Some buildings are visible on the walls and the Colorado River is also visible.
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Bridge construction near Hoover Dam site "At lower portal mouths on Arizona side of river. Picture taken from Nevada side." (handwritten inscritpion on back of photo) Shows a temporary suspension bridge and several buildings near the lower portals of Hoover Dam. Cables are...
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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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Hangar -- Boulder City Airport Shows airport hangar at Boulder City Airport. Another small building is visible.
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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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Construction of Hoover Dam Handwritten inscription on back of photo: "Downstream face of Boulder Dam as seen from low level catwalk. Top forms at elevation 710." Shows the concrete forms for the face of the dam. Buildings and structures can be...
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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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Hoover Dam construction Shows the face of the dam as it is nearing completion with the concrete pouring forms visible. On the cofferdam buildings are visible. A cableway spans the canyon with hoisting cables hanging from it. This is actually...
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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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Interior of Six Companies, Inc. guest house Shows the interior of a guest house owned by Six Companies, Inc. The table is set for dinner. Also shows other pieces of furniture and room decorations.
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Hoover Dam construction Shows a box car being lowered from a cableway above the Hoover Dam site. The intake towers and the downstream face of the dam are partially visible as well as a construction worker and a small building jutting out...
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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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Hoover Dam from the downstream side with bridge and buildings View of the Hoover Dam construction site within Black Canyon from the downstream side of the Colorado River. The dam wall is nearly complete and the mouths of the diversion tunnels can be seen. Building plants and construction equipment are...
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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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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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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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Some desert watering places in southeastern California and southwestern Nevada
 

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