Bus and Cars Near Lake Mead, Lakeview Point
Title:
Bus and Cars Near Lake Mead, Lakeview Point
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Chrome unused

Description:
Lakeview Point, just off Boulder Dam Highway and only one and a half miles from the dam itself, affords the visitor a birds-eye view of the lower basin of Lake Mead, the gigantic reservoir, created by Hoover (Boulder) Dam.


Boulder Dam Hotel
Title:
Boulder Dam Hotel
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Linen unused

Description:
A Modern Air-Conditioned Hotel in the heart of the most rugged and scenic region of the southwest. It is located near the Famous Boulder Dam. Sightseeing Tours right from the Hotel. Operated by Riddle Scenic Tours. B.J. Curto, Mgr



Boulder Dam and Lake Mead as Seen from Air
Title:
Boulder Dam and Lake Mead as Seen from Air
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Real Photo unused


Night Construction, Downstream Face of Boulder Dam
Title:
Night Construction, Downstream Face of Boulder Dam
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Real Photo



Looking Downstream
Title:
Looking Downstream
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Real Photo unused


Terrazo Floor of Vistors Balcony in Boulder Dam Powerhouse
Title:
Terrazo Floor of Vistors Balcony in Boulder Dam Powerhouse
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Real Photo unused



Boulder Dam
Title:
Boulder Dam
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Real Photo unused

Description:
Height: 727' above bedrock. Thickness: 660' at base, 46' at crest Crest length: 1180' Installed capacity of power plant: 1,835,000 horsepower


Night View of Boulder Dam and Power House
Title:
Night View of Boulder Dam and Power House
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Real Photo unused



Boulder Dam -- Downstream Face
Title:
Boulder Dam -- Downstream Face
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Linen unused

Description:
In contrast to former mighty floods that once churned the Colorado River into a muddy brown torrent through Black Canyon, the waters now flow the needed volume through tunnels within the canyon walls, and are discharged under water into the power house tail-race or through bypass valves downstream from Boulder Dam


Black Canyon, Boulder Dam Site
Title:
Black Canyon, Boulder Dam Site
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Linen unused

Description:
View looking upstream through Black Canyon on the Colorado River at the site of Boulder Dam, as it appered in the spring of 1931



Eight Meter Racing Yacht on Lake Mead, Boulder Dam
Title:
Eight Meter Racing Yacht on Lake Mead, Boulder Dam
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Linen unused

Description:
In picturesque contrast to the trim engineering design of Boulder Sam, the graceful lines of the yacht "Loke" many times a winner on the Eastern seaboard, are an added attraction to vesitors to the new Boulder Dam Recreational Area


Boulder Dam
Title:
Boulder Dam
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Real Photo unused

Description:
Series 1245



Boulder Dam
Title:
Boulder Dam
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Real Photo unused

Description:
Series 1248


Boulder Dam And Mead Lake
Title:
Boulder Dam And Mead Lake
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Real Photo unused

Description:
Series B6259



Sunset At Boulder Dam
Title:
Sunset At Boulder Dam
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Linen unused

Description:
Sinking behind the hills beyond black canyon, the western sun combines with clouds to paint the sky with gorgeous hues, and bring to boulder dam, man's engineering masterpiece, the glory of nature to unite with the marvel of man.


Boulder Dam
Title:
Boulder Dam
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Chrome PM 1945 May-07

Description:
Boulder Dam. This dam, the highest in the world, is on the Arizona Nevada boundary line about 25 miles from Las Vegas Nevada. It is of concrete arch-gravity type, maximum height 728 feet, crest length 1,282 feet, and contains 3,250,000 cubic yards of concrete.



The Spectacular View Of Hoover Dam
Title:
The Spectacular View Of Hoover Dam
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Chrome PM 1962 Aug-23

Description:
This spectacular view of Hoover Dam was taken from near river-level downstream from the huge dam. Here flanked by towering canyon walls, the dam is seen in the distance. Hoover Dam - the highest in the world - was built and is operated by the Bureau of Reclamation of the Department of the Interior.


Lakeview Point And Lake Mead
Title:
Lakeview Point And Lake Mead
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Linen unused

Description:
Boulder Dam National Recreational Area. Lakeview Point, one-eighth of mile from the main Boulder Dam Highway, on the Nevada side, is only one and one-half miles form the Dam itself, and affords the visitor a bird's eye view of most of the lower basin on Lake Mead, the gigantic Boulder Dam Reservoir. Crystal waters appear intensely blue under clear, azure skies, and with bright-hued hills in brilliant contrast, form a rugged and picturesque landscape of indescribable beauty.



Illuminated Roadway And Intake Towers
Title:
Illuminated Roadway And Intake Towers
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Linen unused

Description:
The graceful curve of the highway across Boulder Dam become at night a star-studded crescent of light rivaling the natural beauty of the dark desert sky, while the light-flooded intake towers are reflected in the still waters of the lake.


Upstream Face And Intake Towers
Title:
Upstream Face And Intake Towers
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Linen unused

Description:
Upstream face of Boulder Dam and 395 ft. Nevada Intake Towers from Lake Mead



Boulder Dam And Powerhouse
Title:
Boulder Dam And Powerhouse
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Linen PM 1944

Description:
Fortification Mountain In Distance. Boulder Dam is the highest in the world, 727 feet from bedrock to crest, and is a city block thick at the base (650 feet). Curved in an arch to resist the tremendous pressure of the lake waters, the crest is 45 feet wide, forms a highway bridge connecting Nevada and Arizona and is part of a trans continental route. The Dam is located in Black Canyon, on the Colorado River, seven miles from Boulder City, Nevada, in a region of marvelous desert grandeur and beauty.


Boulder Dam From Elk's Point
Title:
Boulder Dam From Elk's Point
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Linen unused

Description:
Width of Boulder Dam at base, 660 feet; at top, 45 feet; maximum water pressure at the base, 45,000 pounds per square foot; 3,250,330 cubic yards concrete used in the dam, or a total of 4,400,000 cubic yards in the dam, power plant, and appurtenant works.



Arizona Spillways And Lake
Title:
Arizona Spillways And Lake
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Linen unused

Description:
Boulder Dam. The foundation and abutments of Boulder Dam are rock of volcanic origin, geologically termed "andesite breccia," hard and very durable. The canyon width at low water level is about 300 feet, and at the crest of the dam, 1,282.


Intake Towers
Title:
Intake Towers
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Linen unused

Description:
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 yards of concrete and 15,299,604 pounds of steel used for construction of towers.



Boulder Dam
Title:
Boulder Dam
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Linen unused

Description:
Lowering a section of 30 foot diameter pipe into the canyon by 200 ton government cableway. Note control house for cableway in left center


Boulder Dam
Title:
Boulder Dam
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Linen unused

Description:
1200 ton Government cableway and 30 foot diameter pipe being lifted by 200 ton government cableway. Note high level concrete mixing plant in background



Intake Towers
Title:
Intake Towers
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Linen PM 1945

Description:
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.


Nevada Lookout Point
Title:
Nevada Lookout Point
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Linen PM 1941

Description:
The Nevada Lookout Point, located on the brink of a 600 - foot cliff just downstream from Boulder Dam, in Black Canyon, is one of the most popular vantage points for sight-seers. Here the visitor can see the complete downstream face of Boulder Dam, and get a comprehensive bird's - eye view of the external structure of the greatest power plant in the world.



Boulder Dam
Title:
Boulder Dam
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Linen PM 1934

Description:
The Boulder Dam. Colorado River Project, is located near and 32 miles means an expenditure of about $165,000,000.00 and will be completed about Jan. 1st 1938. The dam will be 727 feet high. Twice as high as any concrete dam hitherto built. It will impound more than 26,000.000 acre feet of water enough to cover the five states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont. New Hampshire and New Jersey.


Figures Of The Republic
Title:
Figures Of The Republic
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Linen unused

Description:
These two identical bronze figures, designed by Oskar J. W. Hansen, and installed as the principal decoration at Boulder Dam, are 30 high and are cast in bronze. One sits on either side of the 125 foot flagstaff facing the gorge of Black Canyon of the Colorado River over the crest of Boulder Dam.



Transcontinental Highway Near Boulder Dam
Title:
Transcontinental Highway Near Boulder Dam
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Linen unused

Description:
As the road toward Boulder Dam approaches Black Canyon gorge it winds in graceful, safely-banked curves along the rugged hills, a marvel of engineering ingenuity.


Boulder Dam
Title:
Boulder Dam
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Chrome unused

Description:
Boulder Dam (Highest Dam in the World) Constructed by the U. S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation. Located on the Colorado River at the Nevada-Arizona Boundary. Dimensions of Dam: Height … 727 feet Crest …. 1180 feet long, Crest …. 45 feet thick, Base ...... 650 feet Thick, Intakes ..... 395 feet high.



Greetings From Boulder Dam
Title:
Greetings From Boulder Dam
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Linen unused


Boating On Boulder Dam Lake
Title:
Boating On Boulder Dam Lake
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Linen PM 1937

Description:
Boating on Lake behind Boulder Dam. Pleasure boat on the lake formed by Boulder Dam. Fortification mountain is in the background. Boulder Dam Lake when filled will be 115 miles long and will open up a new scenic wonderland



Boulder Dam
Title:
Boulder Dam
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Linen unused

Description:
The Boulder Dam, Colordo River Project, is located near and 32 miles southeast of Las Vegas, Nevada. This project means an expenditure of about $165,000,000.00, and will be completed about Jan. 1st 1938. The dam will be 727 feet high, twice as high as any concrete dam hitherto built. It will impound more than 26,000,000 acre feet of water, enough to cover the five states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and New Jersey.


Upstream Face Of Boulder Dam, Lake Mead's Deepest Spui
Title:
Upstream Face Of Boulder Dam, Lake Mead's Deepest Spui
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Linen unused

Description:
The Boulder Dam, Colorado River Project is located in Black Canyon on the Colorado River and will involve an expenditure of $120.000.000. To be completed about Jan. 1, 1938. The dam is 727 feet high, being more than twice the height of any concrete dam built to date. It will impound more than 26,000,000 acre feet of water, enough to cover the five states of New Hampshire, New Jersey, Connecticut, Vermont and Massachusetts.



Boulder Dam Top Road
Title:
Boulder Dam Top Road
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Real Photo unused

Description:
Road on top of Boulder Dam as seen from Nevada side


Lake Mead Boat Landing
Title:
Lake Mead Boat Landing
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Linen PM 1946 Jul-2

Description:
Boulder Dam National Recreational Area



Boulder Dam and Speedboat
Title:
Boulder Dam and Speedboat
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Real Photo PM 1936 Jun-29


Greetings From Boulder Dam
Title:
Greetings From Boulder Dam
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Linen unused



Greetings from Hoover Dam (Boulder)
Title:
Greetings from Hoover Dam (Boulder)
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Linen unused

Description:
C.T. Art-Colortone Series 3C-H83 Greetings from Hoover Dam (Boulder)


Transcontinental Highway Across Hoover (Boulder) Dam
Title:
Transcontinental Highway Across Hoover (Boulder) Dam
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Linen unused

Description:
From the crest of Hoover- (Boulder) Dam the visitor may view part of Lake Mead, and the Colorado River in Black Canyon. Courteous U.S. Bureau of Reclamation guides conduct sight-seeing tours down the elevators to view the interior and powerhouse.



Arizona Spillway
Title:
Arizona Spillway
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), Linen unused

Description:
Boulder Canyon Project of the Bureau of Reclamation. Two Giant concrete-lined Spillways, one located on each wall of Black Canyon gorge, act as final control of flood waters, originating above Boulder Dam. In case of unexpected Colorado river Floods, the weir gates, installed between the piers along the edge of each spillway, can be raised an additional sixteen feet. This automatically provides 2,216,000 acre feet additional storage capacity in the reservoir, sufficient to store any large unforeseen of-season flood. The spillways are each large enough in all dimensions to float the greatest battleship in the world.


Boulder Dam
Title:
Boulder Dam
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), White Border PM 1936

Description:
The Boulder Dam, Colorado River Project, is located near and 32 miles southeast of Las Vegas, Nevada. This project means an expenditure of about $165,000.00. and will be completed about Jan. 1st 1938. The dam will be 727 feet high, twice as high as any concrete dam hitherto built. It will impound more than 26,000,000 acre feet of water. enough to cover the five states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont. New Hampshire and New Jersey.



Boulder Dam
Title:
Boulder Dam
Boulder Dam Nevada (NV), White Border unused

Description:
As it will look when completed, Boulder canyon, Colorado River. Photo courtesy Union Pacific System. The Boulder Dam, Colorado River Project, is located near and 32 miles southeast of Las Vegas, Nevada. This project means an expenditure of about $165,000.00. and will be completed about Jan. 1st 1938. The dam will be 727 feet high, twice as high as any concrete dam hitherto built. It will impound more than 26,000,000 acre feet of water. enough to cover the five states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont. New Hampshire and New Jersey.




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