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Vol2_050_December 1932- January 1933

Weber State University Stewart Library Digital Collections

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Title Vol2_050_December 1932- January 1933
Creator Utah Construction Company; Six Companies, Inc.
Contributor Six Companies, Inc.; Wattis, E. O.
Description "1823 General view of progress on the High Mix concrete Plant, and Head Tower for No. 9 Cableway. December 20th, 1932. 1841 High Mix concrete plant and Head Tower for No. 9 Cableway. January Jth, 1933. 1846 Lower Portals of the Diversion Tunnels, and excavation in the river bottom, for Downstream Cofferdam and Rock Barrier. January 6 th, 1933. 1847 Excavation operations for Downstream Cofferdam. January 6th, 1933." 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.)
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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