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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 site from the Nigger Head, Diversion tunnel construction Aerial view of the Colorado River flowing through Black Canyon during early construction at the Hoover Dam site. A dirt road runs alongside the river and catwalks are suspended over the river.
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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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Hoover Dam construction equipment Shows a box of equipment being lowered into Black Canyon during the construction of Hoover Dam. Cables, roads, and a truck are visible.
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Construction equipment -- Hoover Dam Shows a box of equipment being lowered by cable into Black Canyon during the construction of Hoover Dam. Roads and a truck are visible.
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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 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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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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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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Early stages of construction of Hoover Dam Handwritten inscription on back of photo: "Hoover Dam -- Down the Colorado River. Dump trucks are on Arizona side and hauling muck to dumping grounds -- no muck can be dumped in the river." The road along...
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Colorado River in early stages of Hoover Dam construction Shows the Colorado River and Black Canyon during the early stages of the construction of Hoover Dam. A temporary bridge spans the river and some construction workers are on the shore.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Colorado River Boulder Canyon Project and the All-American Canal Arguments for and against the building of the Boulder Canyon Dam. Inlcudes map of the proposed area for the development in the U.S. southwest.
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Labor strike during the building of Hoover Dam Seven men are standing and one man is squatting in front of a crowd of other men. More men are standing or sitting on what appears to be a wooden porch behind the men standing in front of the crowd.
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Hoover Dam site, looking upstream Vehicles, men, and construction equipment are visible. This view was taken in the early stages of the construction of Hoover Dam in the bottom of 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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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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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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Steel form for diversion tunnel lining being hoisted into Black Canyon A completed section of steel form to be used for the lining of the diversion tunnels is hoisted by a cable into Black Canyon while construction workers supervise.
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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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Construction workers with electric light reflectors standing by a truck in Black Canyon Several construction workers in Black Canyon prepare reflectors for electric lighting from metal dishpans. Some of the workers stand in a truck bed and others stand beside the truck.
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Colorado River basin : hearings before the Committee on irrigation and reclamation, House of representatives,...
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Construction on the Arizona power house View of the Hoover Dam construction site, looking upstream on the Colorado River in Black Canyon. The partially finished dam face can be seen on the left, with concrete pouring forms and other construction equipment. Construction of the Arizona power...
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Constructing highway to dam site A view of construction workers operating tractors as they construct a highway across the desert floor during the summer of 1931.
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View of power houses being constructed at the Hoover Dam site General view of the construction of Hoover Dam, looking upstream. The power houses are being built in this phase. A cableway spans the canyon carrying a tram across. There are several buildings, construction workers, and trucks visible....
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Arizona valve house viewed from the Nevada side of Hoover Dam View of the Arizona valve house built into the wall of Black Canyon. Remnants of scaffolding and construction equipment can be seen around the valve house.
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Road tunnel portal View of the Nevada side of the Hoover Dam construction site, showing a road tunnel portal in the wall of Black Canyon on the left. The dam face and construction on the Nevada power house can be seen in the...
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View from the top of Hoover Dam of construction on the power houses View from the top of Hoover Dam of construction on the power houses in the lower cofferdam. Construction on the Arizona power house in the wall of Black Canyon can also be seen in the upper left. Temporary buildings and...
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Hoover Dam construction site, looking upstream from the lower portals road View of the Hoover Dam construction site in Black Canyon, showing the nearly-completed dam face and construction on the power houses in the lower cofferdam. Concrete pouring forms are seen on the tops of the power houses. Temporary buildings,...
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Construction on Hoover Dam and the power houses looking upstream from the lower portals road View of the Hoover Dam construction site in Black Canyon, showing the nearly-completed dam face and construction on the power houses in the lower cofferdam. Concrete pouring forms are seen on the tops of the power houses. Temporary buildings, construction...
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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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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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Boulder pack train, tourist concession on the Colorado River near Black Canyon Tent with signs "pack train", "post cards", and "curios" on the canvas sitting on a platform. There is another smaller tent to the left of the main tent, three benches in front of the main tent, an American flag on...
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Ragtown (also known as Williamsville) on the shore of the Colorado River near Black Canyon Tent camp where construction workers for Hoover Dam lived before barracks were constructed for them. Cars are parked throughout the encampment, and a man is walking along an unpaved road in the foreground. There is a mountain in the background....
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Ragtown, on the shore of the Colorado River near Black Canyon Tent city where the Hoover Dam construction workers lived until barracks were built for them. There are cars parked all through the encampment, and there are rugged mountains in the background. The view is looking south.
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Crest of Hoover (not Boulder) Dam View of the top of the dam from the Arizona side. There are automobiles on the road across the top of the dam. Intake towers are in the forground and also in the background. The water in the reservoir (Lake...
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Some desert watering places in southeastern California and southwestern Nevada
 

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