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Vol1_042_December 1931

Weber State University Stewart Library Digital Collections

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Title Vol1_042_December 1931
Creator Utah Construction Company; Six Companies, Inc.
Contributor Six Companies, Inc.; Lawler, H. J.
Description "# 690 Pile and trestle bridge crossing the Colorado River, approximately 11 miles above the damsite on the railroad, leading to the gravel pits on the Arizona side of the river. This bridge is 37 feet above the water-level shown in the pic¬ture and is approximately 840 feet long. December 24th, 1931. # 695 Another view of the bridge to the gravel pits, looking upstream from the Arizona side. December 24th, 1931. # 734 A view of the upstream steel suspension bridge located 300 feet... 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)
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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