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Vol1_039_December 1931

Weber State University Stewart Library Digital Collections

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Title Vol1_039_December 1931
Creator Utah Construction Company; Six Companies, Inc.
Contributor Six Companies, Inc.; Lawler, H. J.
Description "A page of Boulder City views, showing some of the buildings erected by Six Companies Inc. # 750 View of Dormitory #5. Eight similar dormitories have been erected, each building housing 172 men in individual rooms. All buildings are equipped with an air-conditioning system. Water-washed, humidi¬fied air is piped to each room, and a complete change of air is effected every five minutes. Temperatures can be reduced 25 degrees in summer. The buildings are built in the shape of the... 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 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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