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Vol1_020_ September 1931

Weber State University Stewart Library Digital Collections

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Title Vol1_020_ September 1931
Creator Utah Construction Company; Six Companies, Inc.
Contributor Six Companies, Inc.; Lawler, H. J.
Description "#119 U. S. Government Railroad and Highway - leading to Dam Site -from Hoover Point. Sept. 3, 1931. #186 California-Nevada Power Co., Substation, near Dam-site. Government Railroad and Government Highway from Boulder City to Dam. #205 Six Companies' Railroad grade down Canyon between Cape Horn and Upper Portals No. 1 and No. 2 - Sept. 18, 1931. #215 Six Companies' track laying crew in Hemenway Wash, between Government Junction and Junction City - Sept. 19, 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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