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Vol1_005_June-July 1931

Weber State University Stewart Library Digital Collections

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Title Vol1_005_June-July 1931
Creator Utah Construction Company; Six Companies, Inc.
Contributor Six Companies, Inc.; Lawler, H. J.
Description "#22 - No. 1, Marion Electric Shovel Loading Trucks, Lower Portal No. 1 Tunnel, July 6, 1931. #24 - Drilling for Rock Excavation, Lower Portal No. 2 Tunnel. July 6, 1931. #19 - No. 3 Compressor Plant, June 25, 1931. #20 - No. 3 Compressor Plant - with No. 1 Marion Shovel June 30, 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 Hoover Dam (Ariz. and 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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