Panoramic Perspective Map of the Area Adjacent to Boulder Dam. As It Will Appear When Lake is Filled. Served Exclusively by the Union Pacific Railroad 'The Boulder Dam Route.'
[Omaha, NE]: Union Pacific Railroad, 1938. Color birds-eye map [46 cm x 78 cm]. Better than very good. Folds as issued. Map drawn by Gerald A. Eddy. Item #7607
Charming birds-eye map produced by the railroad to try to entice tourists to the Mojave, southern Nevada (this was before Las Vegas was "Las Vegas"), and the surrounding area, that was also served by the U.P. and the Utah Parks Company, with the lodges at Bryce, Zion, Cedar Breaks. and the North Rim of the Grand Canyon located. Valley of Fire and Buried City are also located.
The reverse contains information on the Dam and area, including descriptions of the location, the hydroelectric capabilities, Boulder City, Las Vegas and recreational suggestions.
"Down in the rock-walled recesses of the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, an army of men and a vast array of titan machinery are busily engaged in the construction of one of the greatest engineering project of its kind the world has ever known - Boulder Dam."