Item #3930 Boulder Dam. Boulder Dam, Colorado River.
Boulder Dam
[Boulder Dam] [Colorado River]

Boulder Dam

Washington DC: Department of the Interior, [1945]. Single sheet [45.5 cm x 39.5 cm] that folds to pamphlet size [22.5 cm x 10 cm] Minor overall wear. Folds as issued. Item #3930

Informational brochure on Boulder Dam that includes a history of construction and the surrounding area with description of the downstream benefits and the hydroelectric abilities with statistics and facts. Illustrated with black and white photographs a map and an illustrated schematic of the Dam. The map [21 cm x 19 cm] shows southern Nevada and south eastern California and the Imperial Valley. The schematic [18 cm c 20 cm] is titled 'How Boulder Dam Works'

"The achievements of Boulder Dam run the scale in the field of water conservation from flood control to provision of a valuable wild-waterfowl refuge. In regulating the treacherous Colorado River, Boulder Dam has changed its character entirely for 565 miles from the lower end of Grand Canyon to its mouth at the northern tip of the Gulf of California."

Price: $40.00

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