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dc.date1935?-1947?
dc.date.accessioned2007-01-03T05:57:36Z
dc.date.accessioned2022-02-03T09:26:13Z
dc.date.available2007-01-03T05:57:36Z
dc.date.available2022-02-03T09:26:13Z
dc.identifierlibimagesSC638
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11124/9933
dc.descriptionGeneral view of Boulder Dam and appurtenant works as seen from high point upstream from and above Nevada Spillway. U.S. Bureau of Reclamation photo. Frashers Fotos, Pomona, Calif.
dc.descriptionPub. by Frasher's, Inc., Pomona, Calif.--verso.
dc.descriptionDate scanned: 2000-10-19.
dc.descriptionIdentifier: SC638.
dc.descriptionUnmounted; text on front and verso.
dc.descriptionHeld in the Russell L. and Lyn Wood Mining History Archive, Arthur Lakes Library, Colorado School of Mines.
dc.description.abstractPostcard showing the Hoover Dam (Boulder Dam) and appurtenant works under construction. It is located in the Black Canyon between Nevada and Arizona. In 1928, the U.S. Congress passed the Boulder Canyon Project Act, which authorized the construction of the Boulder Dam on the Colorado River. In 1930, President Herbert Hoover signed a bill appropriating the funds for its construction, and Six Companies Inc. was awarded the contract to build the dam. Construction on the Boulder Dam began in 1931, and it was completed in 1935. President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicated the dam on September 30, 1935. The dam's powerplant wings were completed in 1936, and its first generator began operating that year. The seventeenth and final generator began operating in 1961. On April 30, 1947, a joint resolution of Congress decreed that the name of the dam be changed to Hoover Dam after President Herbert Hoover, who had strongly supported its construction. Lake Mead, which was created by the Hoover ...
dc.description.sponsorshipSponsored by the Colorado State Library, the regional library systems of Colorado, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
dc.publisherColorado School of Mines. Arthur Lakes Library
dc.rightsRights management statement available at: http://library.mines.edu/digital/rights.html
dc.titleBoulder Dam (Hoover Dam) and appurtenant works
dc.typeStillImage
dc.contributor.institutionArthur Lakes Library
dc.contributor.institutionColorado Digitization Project
dc.contributor.institutionRussell L. and Lyn Wood Mining History Archive
dc.contributor.institutionFrasher's Fotos, Inc.


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