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Boulder Dam:

see Hoover DamHoover Dam,
726 ft (221 m) high and 1,244 ft (379 m) long, on the Colorado River between Nev. and Ariz.; one of the world's largest dams. Built between 1931 and 1936 by the U.S.
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Likewise, the Imperial Irrigation District's 1926 view book, Boulder Dam, All-American Canal Project, and Imperial Valley Pictorially, included images of all the major water resources of the project and the agricultural lands in Imperial County that would benefit from it.
With the remodel of the Boulder Dam Hotel just completed and the theater's renovation under way, residents are hoping to bring back some of the town's past glamour.
The economic depression in the United States and the construction of the Boulder Dam limited Mead's ability to assist Palestine and Jewish colonization.
Proteoid roots were observed actively growing up into the leaf litter forming a tightly bound laminated mat up to 30 mm deep within a litter dam-microterrace and a boulder dam at the unburnt site only.
The MacDonalds were in heavy construction in the West and helped build the Boulder Dam, the Golden Gate Bridge and Candlestick Park.
Denver Water (Denver, Colorado) built the Gross Reservoir Dam near Boulder Dam in 1954, and when originally built, it had plans to add a powerhouse that never came to fruition.
Day-trippers to Hoover Dam and Lake Mead can stop for a tall cool one at Boulder Dam Brewing Co.
In 1936, Boulder Dam, now Hoover Dam, began operation as President Franklin D.
1933), Aspens, Dawn, Autumn, Dolores River Canyon, Colorado (1937), The Tetons and the Snake River, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming (1942), and a rare image of Boulder Dam (1941).
n Throughout the century of its life, it has shown a doubling of its population with every ten-year census and continues on the same trend today, remaining the fastest-growing metropolitan area in the United StatesThe boom years really began with the construction of nearby Boulder Dam, later renamed the Hoover Dam, in 1931.
If Boulder Dam was to become a reality, this fear would have to be eased and quickly.
You can see Hay walking down the cobblestone lane from his beautiful home on his 10-acre estate to the rock boathouse he called Boulder Dam.

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