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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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His discussion of the 'imperial tendencies' of the development of the Boulder Dam carries the influence of Donald Worster's Rivers of Empire; and in Needham's discussion of stock reduction, the prints of Richard White's The Organic Machine are heavily inked.
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.
Hoover Dam, nee Boulder Dam, had proved, upon completion in 1935, that the canyons of the West could be dammed; the Grand Canyon itself, incredibly, had only barely missed being flooded in the early 1950s.
1 An olive branch; 2 Hansom (Joseph Hansom - the Hansom cab); 3 The Danube; 4 Walter Matthau; 5 The Boulder Dam; 6 The number sixty; 7 Michael Parkinson; 8 The courgette; 9 Bob Charles; 10 Thirteenth.
ANSWERS: 1 An olive branch; 2 Hansom (Joseph Hansom - the Hansom cab); 3 The Danube; 4 Walter Matthau; 5 The Boulder Dam; 6 The number sixty; 7 Michael Parkinson; 8 The courgette; 9 Bob Charles; 10 Thirteenth.
By 1934, there were over 5,000 Boulder Dam construction workers collectively earning $750,000 a month and they spent a good deal of it in Las Vegas, which was only thirty miles away.
In 1996 four non-profit groups bought the Boulder Dam Hotel out of bankruptcy and began to refurbish the building.
Documentaries from the 1930s are also included in the collection, detailing events such as the creation of Boulder Dam and the establishment of the US's national and state park system.
He was in America to see the president opening the Boulder Dam.
He served with several Scout councils in Southern California and with the Boulder Dam Area Council in Las Vegas.
Tours to the Grand Canyon, Boulder Dam and the Lake Mead Recreational Center are just a few of the optional events available to attendees.
The economic depression in the United States and the construction of the Boulder Dam limited Mead's ability to assist Palestine and Jewish colonization.

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