The Story of Hoover Dam, Volume 1. Ingersoll-Rand, Hoover Dam, Colorado River.

The Story of Hoover Dam, Volume 1

New York: Ingersoll-Rand Company, 1932. 29pp. Quarto [29 cm] Tan illustrated wrappers. Minor wear to covers with a name in ink on the front panel. Item #3746

History of the Hoover Dam that tells the story of the early history of the Colorado River and the development leading up to the selection of the dam site. It also offers general information and facts regarding the undertaking and the men who are directing it.

"The Hoover Dam is the latest in a long list of major construction projects to employ Ingersoll-Rand equipment. Preparations for the actual building of the dam consist largely of rock drilling operations. Hundreds of thousands of cubic yards of rock are being moved in building highways and railroads, in scaling canyon walls of loose material, and in driving the diversion tunnels which will carry the river past the dam during the construction"

Price: $40.00

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