Construction of Boulder Dam. Department of the Interior.
Construction of Boulder Dam

Construction of Boulder Dam

Boulder City, NV: Boulder Dam Service Bureau, 1936. Twelfth Edition. 47pp. Duodecimo [17 cm] Yellow printed wrappers with an illustration of the Dam on the front panel. Item #2912

Illustrated history of the Hoover Dam that contains black and white photographs throughout as well as schematics on the inside covers and a map of the area on the rear cover.

"Out in the Black Canyon of the Colorado where the river forms the boundary between Nevada and Arizona, the United States Department of Interior through the Bureau of Reclamation has built Boulder Dam, the highest structure of its kind in the world. Declared by many to be the outstanding engineering feet of the age, the achievement is noteworthy not only by reason of mammoth dimensions, complexity of design and intricateness of construction, but as well by the victory of man over the desert's summer sun, the vagaries of the most treacherous river, and the extreme hazards of great heights on the chasm's sheer walls." - p.3.

Price: $15.00

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