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Vol3_074_April 1935

Weber State University Stewart Library Digital Collections

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Title Vol3_074_April 1935
Creator Utah Construction Company; Six Companies, Inc.
Contributor Six Companies, Inc.; Lawler, H. J.
Description "3224 Boulder Dam, looking upstream from the lower portals road. The lower coffer¬dam excavation has nearly been completed. Power House structures and Arizona Valve House shown. April 25th, 1935. 3220 Looking downstream at Boulder Dam, from the Arizona side, showing the four Intake Towers. April 25th, 1935. 3243 View looking downstream, showing Boulder Dam, Intake Towers and the Spillways, from the Newada side of the river. April 26th, 1935. " 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 1933; 1934; 1935
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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