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Shows construction of Hoover Dam from the upstream side. Buildings and trucks are visible on the cofferdam. One of the portals to the diversion tunnels can be seen at lower left. The intake towers are rising behing the face of the dam. Cables...
1934-05-29
Aerial view of Hoover Dam and the surrounding area showing Lake Mead (the reservoir) and part of the Colorado River. Water is flowing from the outlet works, and the intake towers are visible behind the dam. Shows the downstream face of the dam.

A postcard (retouched image) of upstream face of Hoover Dam. The power houses and intake towers are visible as well as the Colorado River and Lake Mead (reservoir).

View of the downstream face of Hoover Dam showing the intake towers and some of the transmission towers. Lake Mead (reservoir) is visible above the 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 seen on the upper...
1933-11-27
Aerial view of Hoover Dam showing the downstream face, the intake towers, and the spillways. Lake Mead (reservoir) is forming above the dam and roads are visible around and leading to the dam.

"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 suspended...

View of the gravel plant being constructed near the Hoover Dam site. Railroad tracks and a flatbed railroad car are visible.

Downstream face of Hoover Dam showing water discharge from tunnel outlets. Dam is completed, power houses and part of the Colorado River are visible as well as a cableway above the canyon.

Handwritten inscription on back of photo: "16-rigger riding the hook on a cableway (one of nine that span Black Canyon). The highway approach to the dam from the Arizona side can be seen across the canyon."

Handwritten inscription on back of photo: "View at upper portals showing narrowed channel just prior to diversion". Construction roads, equipment, and workers are visible. Some buildings and trucks are also in the picture.

"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 workers shoveling. A building...

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. A sailboat is seen sailing on the reservoir. The water in the reservoir...

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.

Shows a car and a barge on the Colorado River near the Hoover Dam site.

Shows a dump truck and construction workers framed at the mouth of a diversion tunnel during the construction of Hoover Dam.
1933-05-10
Shows a construction worker and power shovel inside a diversion tunnel at the Hoover Dam construction site.
1932-03-07
Shows a surveyor perched on the side of Black Canyon surveying the area preliminary to the construction of Hoover Dam. The Colorado River is visible below. On the back of the phot is hand-written "Rigger-rodman working with topographical survey...
1932-04-20
Shows four construction workers sitting on the bank of the Colorado River in Black Canyon, watching a dynamite blast at the Hoover Dam site. The blast started the flow of water. Hand-written inscription (sentence in quotes in title) on back of...
1932-11-13
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 Colorado River is visible.

Aerial view showing the upstream face of Hoover Dam, the reservoir (Lake Mead), and the mountains and roads surrounding the site.

Downstream view of the face of Hoover Dam and two of the power houses. Intake towers can be seen above the dam and the reservoir (Lake Mead) can be seen in the upper right of the photo. This photo is actually a postcard.

View of the Hoover Dam construction site from downstream in Black Canyon. The peaks of the intake towers are seen behind the dam face. Construction on the power houses is seen at the base of the dam face. Scaffolding is still present on the dam face.

Shows construction taking place on the Arizona intake towers and on the top of the dam. Catwalks, temporary buildings, the Colorado River, and construction equipment including derrick cranes are visible.
1935-01-28
Placing of the high pressure valves in one of the diversion tunnels. There are two construction workers in the picture, and the tunnel is illuminated with electric lights.
1934-12-19
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