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Vol2_036_August-September 1932

Weber State University Stewart Library Digital Collections

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Title Vol2_036_August-September 1932
Creator Utah Construction Company; Six Companies, Inc.
Contributor Six Companies, Inc.; Wattis, E. O.
Description "1539 Crew of Highscalers stripping Canyon Wall. August 31st, 1932. 1598 Erecting Sidewall Jumbo at Upper Portal of Diversion Tunnel No. 1. September 10th, 1932." 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 1932; 1933
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.); 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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