Washington DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, . Single sheet [46 cm x 40 cm] that folds to pamphlet size [23 cm x 10 cm] Minor overall wear. Folds as issued. Item #3744
Informational brochure on Hoover Dam that includes a history of construction and the surrounding area with description of the down stream benefits and the hydroelectric abilities. Illustrated with black and white photographs and maps.
"The once wild Colorado River has been tamed. Now it is doing man's work, bringing untold wealth to the vast agricultural and industrial Southwestern empire which it has helped to create. Completion of Hoover Dam in Black Canyon closed an initial chapter in man's long effort to harness the resources of one of the world's most treacherous rivers."