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Vol2_045_November 1932

Weber State University Stewart Library Digital Collections

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Title Vol2_045_November 1932
Creator Utah Construction Company; Six Companies, Inc.
Contributor Six Companies, Inc.; Wattis, E. O.
Description "1774 Head Tower for No. 8 Cableway showing counterweight, hoist resistor assembly and travel track arrangement. November 29th, 1932. 1785 Looking upstream in Black Canyon, from Lower Portals, showing Lower Cofferdam site and general conditions after diversion of the Colorado River. November 29th, 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.)
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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