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Aerial view of Hoover Dam Aerial view of Hoover Dam looking towards the downstream side of the dam. The outlet works on both sides of the dam are spewing water into the canyon. Lake Mead is beginning to fill. both spillways and roads...
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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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Spillway -- Hoover Dam View of a spillway at Hoover Dam with water spilling over. People are standing on the bridge, watching.
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Power house -- Hoover Dam Shows a portion of a power house at Hoover Dam with a transmission tower above it.
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Power house at Hoover Dam View of a power house at Hoover Dam.
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Part of the crowd at the Boulder Junction ceremonies Part of the crowd of over 10,000 people who gathered at Boulder Junction, which is seven miles southest of Las Vegas, on Sept. 17, 1930, to watch Dr. Lyman Wilbur of the Bureau of Reclamation drive a silver spike at...
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View of Colorado River in Black Canyon Aerial view of the Colorado River in Black Canyon before Hoover Dam was built.
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Spillway -- Hoover Dam Shows a spillway at Hoover Dam. This panoramic view shows the roads and mountains in the background and trucks and construction equipment in the area.
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Hoover Dam -- intake towers Shows the intake towers and part of the upstream face of the dam. Cars are parked on the road crossing the dam and on the road leading to the dam. Part of the reservoir (Lake Mead) is visible.
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Hoover Dam -- intake towers Shows the intake towers and the downstream face of the dam. The reservoir (Lake Mead) is starting to fill. There is a car parked on a scenic overlook, facing the dam.
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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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Spillway -- Hoover Dam Shows Lake Mead (the reservoir) on the downstream side of the dam. The lake is almost filled. The spillway and intake towers are visible. Cars are parked along the road leading to the dam.
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Hoover Dam spillway View of Lake Mead, the intake towers and the Arizona spillway on the downstream face of the dam. There is water in the spillway and Lake Mead is filled. Cars are parked on the road along the dam.
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Hoover Dam spillway Close-up view of a spillway tunnel from underneath, looking through it. There is a construction truck visible inside the spillway, under the tunnel.
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Intake towers -- Hoover Dam View of the Arizona intake towers and the reservoir (Lake Mead) starting to fill. There are cars parked on the road leading across the top of the dam.
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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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Aerial view of Hoover Dam Aerial view of Hoover Dam and the surrounding area. The outlet works are open, spewing water. The portals to three of the diversion tunnels are visible. The tops of the intake towers, the central power house, and...
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Hoover Dam outlet works Close-up view of the machinery which control the outlet works. Two men are pictured at the controls.
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Hoover Dam spillway Close-up of one of the spillways at Hoover Dam. Transmission towers are visible on the mountains above the spillway.
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Hoover Dam power houses Close-up view of the power houses at Hoover Dam. Water is trickling from the outlet works and a portion of the upstream face of the dam is visible. The valve house on the Arizona side is shown.
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Power house -- Hoover Dam View of the power house at Hoover Dam during construction. This photo was taken from above, looking down on the power house. A crane is lowering a piece of equipment to the cofferdam. Cables, trucks,...
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Hoover Dam spillway Close-up view of one of the spillways at Hoover Dam after its completion. Photo is taken from the mountain looking down so that the inside of the spillway is clearly visible.
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Hoover Dam and area Panoramic view of Hoover Dam and surrounding area. The photo is looking down towards the intake towers and the crest of the dam. The mountains and roads in the background can be seen. Cars are visible on...
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Hoover Dam and surroundings View of the intake towers and crest of Hoover Dam, taken from the side, looking down. Cars are parked on the road which crosses the dam and the roads and mountains are visible in the background.
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Hoover Dam power houses Close-up of the power house at Hoover Dam.
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Crest of Hoover (not Boulder) Dam View of the top of the dam from the Arizona side. Intake towers are observed on the Arizona and on the Nevada side. The reservoir (Lake Mead)is more than two-thirds filled with water. Automobiles are seen on the road across...
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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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Hoover (not Boulder) Dam This view of the dam is from the Nevada upstream side. The road across the top of the dam is filled with automobiles. In the foreground is a block fence. The intake towers are on the left.
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Hoover (not Boulder) Dam The intake towers stand in the middle of the photo. The level of the rising water is over two-thirds full. The spillway on the Nevada side is in the foreground. The spillway on the Arizona side is in the background....
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Hoover (not Boulder) Dam The intake towers are in the middle of the photo. A portion of the Nevada spillway is visible in the foreground. A road on top of the dam is filled with automobiles crossing from one side to the other. In...
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Hoover (not Boulder) Dam View of the dam and intake towers. A road is visible leading across the top of the dam. Several automobiles are crossing from one side to the other. A spillway is in the lower left of the photograph. An unpaved...
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Lake Mead Shows Lake Mead with the tops of rocks sticking up in the lake and mountains in the distance. There is a scenic overlook in the foreground with a plaque on a stone post. There is a stone wall between the...
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Lake Mead View of Lake Mead looking upstream from the dam with Fortification Hill in the background. There is a power boat on the lake coming toward the camera.
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Temple Rock on Lake Mead Temple Rock on the shore of Lake Mead.
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Emery Falls on Lake Mead Emery Falls in the Grand Canyon along the shore of Lake Mead. A power boat is moving on the lake parallel to the shore. Several men are standing on the deck of the boat.
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Emery Falls on Lake Mead Emery Falls in the Grand Canyon on the shore of Lake Mead. Rugged canyon walls tower above the falls.
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Lake Mead on the lower end of the Grand Canyon Rugged canyon walls along the shore of Lake Mead on the lower end of the Grand Canyon.
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Lake Mead on the lower end of the Grand Canyon Rugged canyon walls along the shore of Lake Mead on the lower end of the Grand Canyon.
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Lake Mead on the lower end of the Grand Canyon. Rugged canyon walls along the shore of Lake Mead on the lower end of the Grand Canyon.
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Lake Mead on the lower end of the Grand Canyon Rugged canyon walls along the shore of Lake Mead on the lower end of the Grand Canyon.
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Lake Mead on the lower end of the Grand Canyon Rugged canyon walls along the shore of Lake Mead on the lower end of the Grand Canyon. A power boat with a person standing on it and several other people sitting onboard is on the lake coming toward the camera.
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Lake Mead near the lower end of the Grand Canyon Rugged canyon walls along the shore of Lake Mead near the lower end of the Grand Canyon. A power boat is on the lake coming toward the camera.
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Night construction, Hoover Dam Night view of Hoover Dam during construction. The power houses, concrete forms, and upstream face of the dam are illuminated by electric lighting.
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Spillway construction, Hoover Dam, at night Night view of the construction of one of the spillways at Hoover Dam. The view looks straight down into the spillway and under the bridge which spans it. The scene is lit by electric lighting. Construction equipment...
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Spillway -- Hoover Dam View of one of the spillways at Hoover Dam. A man is standing on the bridge which spans the spillway. Transmission towers are visible on the hills above the spillway.
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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 construction View of the upstream face of Hoover Dam during the latter stages of construction. The partially-constructed power houses are visible. Concrete pouring forms, cables, and the tops of the intake towers can be seen.
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Hoover Dam construction View of the upstream face of Hoover Dam during construction. A huge penstock pipe is being transported by a hoist. The power houses are visible as are the tops of the intake towers.
 

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