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Construction of Hoover Dam

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Title Construction of Hoover Dam
Creator Bureau of Reclamation
Publisher University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries
Date 1933-11-27
Description 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 cofferdam. A cableway spans the canyon with cables hanging down. The railroad tracks along the wall of Black Canyon are also visible.
Subject Hoover Dam (Ariz. and Nev.) -- Design and construction; Concrete pouring forms; Buildings and structures; Cofferdams; Cableways; Cables; Railroad tracks; Black Canyon (Ariz. and Nev.); Hoover Dam (Ariz. and Nev.) -- Design and construction; Black Canyon (Ariz. and Nev.); Buildings and structures;
Format image/jp2 7528 KB
Type Still Image
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