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"#100 ""Hoover Dam Site"" from lower end of canyon, looking upstream. Aug. 26, 1931. #94 Looking up Canyon from point below all Lower Portals - showing Government Water Plant, Sis Companies' Compressor Plant, location of all Lower...
2017-12-16
"# 641 Indicative of the wide range of temperature at Boulder City, which reaches 115 in the summer. shows what was officially summer, this view shows what was in seventeen reported as the third snow-storm in seventeen years. The...
2017-12-16
"# 690 Pile and trestle bridge crossing the Colorado River, approximately 11 miles above the damsite on the railroad, leading to the gravel pits on the Arizona side of the river. This bridge is 37 feet above the water-level shown in the...
2017-12-16
"#119 U. S. Government Railroad and Highway - leading to Dam Site -from Hoover Point. Sept. 3, 1931. #186 California-Nevada Power Co., Substation, near Dam-site. Government Railroad and Government Highway from Boulder City to...
2017-12-16
"A page of views of the low level concrete mixing plant and track hopper for gravel storage. The mixing plant is designed to accommodate six 4-cubic yard mixers, four of which are now being installed. When all six mixers are installed,...
2017-12-16
"#300-301 - Panoramic view with telephoto lens of Boulder City from water tank hill on October 5, 1931. #311 - Blasting down face of Cape Horn to make way for construction rail¬way to damsite at elevation 720'. October 4, 1931. #304 -...
2017-12-16
"#198 Drillers in top heading, tunnel No. S Arizona side. Sept. 10, 1231. #197 Muckers end Mucking Machine in 12 ft. x 12 ft. top heading tunnel No. 3. Arizona side. Sept. 10, 1931. "
2017-12-16
"#308 - View of site of gravel screening plant at Junction City in Hemenway Wash, on October 6, 1931. #415 - Same as above, on October 27, 1931, #321 - Flashlight of face of No. 4 Diversion Tunnel. Experimental jumbo for drill¬ing on...
2017-12-16
"# 560 Gravel screening plant under construction. View taken from the water clarifier tank. November 3rd, 1931. # 640 Same as #560. December 1st, 1931. # 562 Sixty-foot screening towers under construction. November 3rd, 1931. # 636...
2017-12-16
"#326 - Lower Portal of No. 2 Diversion Tunnel after first shot in enlarging from 12'x 12' top heading to full size. October 13, 1931. #422 - Same view as above October 28, 1931. #327 - Lower Portal of No. 3, Diversion Tunnel after first...
2017-12-16
"#190 Approach out to Lower End Tunnels No. 3 and No. 4, Arizona side -Sept. 1, 1931. #203 Approach cut to Lower Portal Ho. 4, Arizona side - Sept. 18, 1931. #250 Colorado Hirer, High Water - at Lower Portal Bo. 4 - Sept. 25,...
2017-12-16
"# 672 View of truck depot on the Nevada side of the river, near the upper portals of the Diversion Tunnels. The upper Arizona portals are shown across the river in the background. December 13th, 1931. # 741 A general view, looking...

"# 627 Six Companies Inc. employees aligning and oiling six miles of road down Hemenway Wash, toward the Upper Portals. November 19th, 1931. # 628 Mixing the oil finish for the Hemenway Wash Road. November 19th, 1931. # 579 Prior to the...
2017-12-16
"#89 Engineers, Surveying Canyon Walls, directly over Upper Portals No. 1, and No. 2 - Aug. 24, 1931. #224 Upper Portals No. 3 and No. 4, Arizona Side. Cableway Anchorage hole near top of wall. Sept. 28, 1931. #225 Location of...
2017-12-16
"# 623 View looking upstream from point near the Government water intake on the Nevada side. The lower portals of Diversion Tunnels Nos. 2, 3 and 4 are shown. The bridge in the foreground, in addition to being a footbridge, carries a...
2017-12-16
"#82 Lower Diversion Tunnel - Portal No. 2, Nevada Side - Aug. 26, 1931. #189 Hydraulic Workings just below Lower Portal3 No. 1 and No. 2 - Sept. 9, 1931, #201 ""Cherry Picker"" Tunnel No. 2 -Nevada Side - Sept. 10, 1931. #227...
2017-12-16
"#252 Lower Portal No. 4 - Arizona Side - 3/4 full full heading started. Sept. 25, 1931. #255 Six Companies' Shovel Operation, Lower Portal No. 4, Arizona Side -Sept. 28, 1931. #256 Drill-Jumbo on truck for starting Lower...
2017-12-16
"# 623 View looking upstream from point near the Government water intake on the Nevada side. The lower portals of Diversion Tunnels Nos. 2, 3 and 4 are shown. The bridge in the foreground, in addition to being a footbridge, carries a...
2017-12-16
"#177 Drilling Cape Horn for Canyon Railroad grade. Sept. 9, 1931. #178 Drillers on Canyon Wall near Cape Horn, for 720 Grade of Six Companies* railroad down Canyon. Sept. 9, 1931. #97 Crowds seeking employment and their...
2017-12-16
"# 414 Shovel being transported across the river on a barge to commence the operations of enlarging the tunnels from their twelve by twelve topheadings, shown in the picture, to their full diameter. October 27th, 1931. # 597 Same as # 414....
2017-12-16
"A page of scenic views taken in the vicinity of Hoover Dam. # 818 These pictures form a panorama from Observation 819 Point, overlooking Hemenway Wash and the reservoir which will be created when Hoover Dam is completed. The range of hills in...
2017-12-16
"Looking out of the lower portal of Diversion Tunnel # 2. Note the size of the men in the entrance. January 25th, 1932. #844 A flash of the light photograph of the interior of one is workers ion tunnels. The drilling jumbo 12' top at...
2017-12-16
"A page of views of Govenment buildings under construction at Boulder City. # 772 The Administration Building, which will bouse the administrative offices of the Bureau of Reclamation during the life of the project. The basement contains a...
2017-12-16
"A page of canyon views. # 834 The low level concrete mixing plant nearing completion. Silos for the storage of cement and bunkers for gravel storage which have been installed in the upper stories. January 28th, 1932. # 826 The down-stream...
2017-12-16
"A page of pictures taken during the sand storm that visited Boulder City on January 11th, 1933, when the wind is estimated to have attained a velocity in excess of sixty miles an hour. # 475 workman collection, debris after the porch roof was...
2017-12-16
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