Intake Towers

Intake Towers Boulder Dam Nevada


Stock #: 69424
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Boulder Dam
State: Nevada (NV)
Publisher: Harry E. Strong
Postmark: 1945
PM City: Phoenix
PM State: AZ
Stamp: 1C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Boulder dam. Four reinforced concrete intake towers above the dam, two on each side of the river, are 75 feet in average diameter, 375 feet in height, and each tower controls one-quarter of the supply of water for the power plant turbines; 93,674 cubic yard yards of concrete and 15,299,604 pounds of steel used for construction of towers.