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Vol1_036_November 1931

Weber State University Stewart Library Digital Collections

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Title Vol1_036_November 1931
Creator Utah Construction Company; Six Companies, Inc.
Contributor Six Companies, Inc.; Lawler, H. J.
Description "# 623 View looking upstream from point near the Government water intake on the Nevada side. The lower portals of Diversion Tunnels Nos. 2, 3 and 4 are shown. The bridge in the foreground, in addition to being a footbridge, carries a six-inch compressed air-pipe, gasoline pipe and water pipe. November 29th, 1931. § 622 Jack-hammer men drilling open cut excavation to lower portal of Diversion Tunnel No. 1. Note the hard-boiled hats, which are used by Six Companies Inc. employees, and... 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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