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Vol1_035_October-November 1931

Weber State University Stewart Library Digital Collections

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Title Vol1_035_October-November 1931
Creator Utah Construction Company; Six Companies, Inc.
Contributor Six Companies, Inc.; Lawler, H. J.
Description "# 414 Shovel being transported across the river on a barge to commence the operations of enlarging the tunnels from their twelve by twelve topheadings, shown in the picture, to their full diameter. October 27th, 1931. # 597 Same as # 414. Tunnel # 4 has been enlarged and driven approximately fifty feet. First round has been fired in Portral No. 3. The tunnel near the top of the cliff contains the anchorage for the cable-way from rim to rim. October 27th, 1931. # 412 View of... 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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