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Vol3_053_October 1934

Weber State University Stewart Library Digital Collections

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Title Vol3_053_October 1934
Creator Utah Construction Company; Six Companies, Inc.
Contributor Six Companies, Inc.; Lawler, H. J.
Description "2905 Central section of the Powerhouse, looking toward the Nevada side, showing the floor level. No. 2 adit car in the extreme background. October 30th, 1934. 2908 Nevada Powerhouse, showing the reinforcing and walls around the penstock openings. Pumpcrete machine is in the butterfly valve gallery between the rock abutment and the turbine rooms. October 30th, 1934. 2910 Looking downstream into the Arizona Powerhouse, showing location of the turbine rooms, front room galleries... 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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