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Vol3_018_December 1933

Weber State University Stewart Library Digital Collections

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Title Vol3_018_December 1933
Creator Utah Construction Company; Six Companies, Inc.
Contributor Six Companies, Inc.; Lawler, H. J.
Description "2457 Two-hundred ton two-way trailer, for transporting sections of 30-ft. penstock pipe. December 15th, 1933 2481 Excavation for Downstream Plug, Diversion Tunnel No. 2, December 29th, 1933. 2460 View of 200-ton two-way trailer, with test load. December 15th, 1933. 2485 Excavation for Downstream Plug, Diversion Tunnel No. 3. December 29th, 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 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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