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Vol1_001_September 1930 and May 1931

Weber State University Stewart Library Digital Collections

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Title Vol1_001_September 1930 and May 1931
Creator Utah Construction Company; Six Companies, Inc.
Contributor Six Companies, Inc.; Lawler, H. J.
Description "#31-56 Secretary Wilbur Driving Silver Spike on Union Pacific Branch Line, Las Vegas to Boulder City, Sept. 17, 1930. #32-227 Beginning work on Six Companies, Inc. Railroad & Highway along Colorado River above Cape Horn - May 23, 1931. #33-229 Six Companies' Temporary Camp at Boulder City, May 22, 1931. #34-228 Construction of Six Companies' Warehouse at Boulder City - May 23, 1931." In 1931, Utah joined Six Companies Inc. to raise the surety required to bid for the Boulder (Hoover) Dam contract. One of the world’s largest dams, Hoover Dam was completed in 1936 at a cost of $49 million. These scrapbooks document through photographs the construction of the dam showcasing UCC's part in its creation. black and white photographs 4 x 5.3 in. or 8 x 4.8 in. paper background 10 x 13.5 in.
Date 1931
Subject Boulder City (Nev.); Dams--Design and construction; Hoover Dam (Ariz. And Nev.); Six Companies, Inc; Utah Construction Company
Format image/jpeg
Publisher Stewart Library, Weber State University
Language eng
Coverage Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico); Boulder City (Nev.)
Type Image
Source MS 100 Boxes 126-130
Rights Materials may be used for non-profit and educational purposes; please credit Special Collections Department, Stewart Library, Weber State University.

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