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Vol1_004_June-July 1931

Weber State University Stewart Library Digital Collections

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Title Vol1_004_June-July 1931
Creator Utah Construction Company; Six Companies, Inc.
Contributor Six Companies, Inc.; Lawler, H. J.
Description "#23 - Shovel Excavation of Blasted Rock Cut, Highway to Top of Dam June 2nd, 1931. #25 - Bucyrus-Erie and #1 Marion Electric Shovels Excavating on different levels at Lower Portals #1 & #2 Tunnels. July 6, 1931. #26 - 43-B Bueyrus Erie Shovel Excavation, for Site #3 Compressor Plant. June 2, 1931. 21 - Close up, Nevada Side — Same scene as Number 26. " 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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