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Vol1_044_December 1931- January 1932

Weber State University Stewart Library Digital Collections

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Title Vol1_044_December 1931- January 1932
Creator Utah Construction Company; Six Companies, Inc.
Contributor Six Companies, Inc.; Lawler, H. J.
Description "Work was being carried forward during November 1931 on both upper and lower faces of all Diversion Tunnels except Diversion Tunnel § 1, the inside tunnel on the Nevada side. Both upper and lower portals of this tunnel were started during December, 1931. # 754 The first stages in opening the lower portal. Workmen in the foreground are excavating the approach cut to the tunnel. The bench has been excavated in the background. December 8th, 1931. # 715 Same as # 754, to the left.... 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; 1932
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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