Record Details

Aerial view of the Hoover Dam construction site viewed from downstream on the Colorado River

UNLV Digital Collections

Field Value
Title Aerial view of the Hoover Dam construction site viewed from downstream on the Colorado River
Publisher University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries
Date 1934-06-16
Description Aerial view of the Hoover Dam construction site taken from downstream on the Colorado River in Black Canyon. Construction on the Nevada and Arizona power houses is shown in the foreground in the cofferdam. Concrete pouring forms cover the top of the dam face. Construction on the intake towers can be seen behind the dam face. Construction equipment and temporary buildings sit in the downstream cofferdam. Cables cross the canyon over the Colorado River in the background.
Subject Hoover Dam (Ariz. and Nev.) -- Design and construction; Black Canyon (Ariz. and Nev.); Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico); Intake towers; Power houses; Construction equipment; Hoover Dam (Ariz. and Nev.) -- Design and construction; Black Canyon (Ariz. and Nev.); Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico); Construction equipment;
Format image/jp2 16400 KB
Type Still Image
Relation http://digital.library.unlv.edu/u?/dig,8
Rights Not to be reproduced without permission. To purchase copies of images and/or for copyright information, contact University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries, Special Collections at: http://www.library.unlv.edu/speccol/
Identifier http://digital.library.unlv.edu:81/u?/lv_water,389

© Western Waters Digital Library - GWLA member projects - Designed by the J. Willard Marriott Library - Hosted by Oregon State University Libraries and Press