The Hoover Dam Bypass: A Modern Engineering Marvel
The Hoover Dam Bypass is a rare modern project that captured the spirit of American ingenuity, inspiring interest from the general public and the engineering industry.
Hoover Dam, Nevada & Arizona - Facts, Location Map, Best time to visit
The Hoover Dam is an arched dam in the Colorado River’s Black Canyon. Find its facts, location, map, best time to visit, visiting hours and more.
Hoover Dam, once known as Boulder Dam, is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between the US states of Arizona and Nevada. It was constructed between 1931 and 1936 during the Great Depression and was dedicated on September 30, 1935, by President Franklin Roosevelt. Its construction was the result of a massive effort involving thousands of workers, and cost over one hundred lives. The dam was controversially named after President Herbert…
Eau : le Colorado, source de conflits entre les États-Unis et le Mexique
Le Colorado est un fleuve capital pour le sud-ouest des États-Unis et le Mexique. Il est ainsi devenu l'un des plus régulés et des plus aménagés, mais le partage des eaux est source de conflits...
Looking down on Hoover Dam site, the parapet is directly over the power plant site, and also part of the Nevada-Arizona highway which will traverse the dam, shown Aug. 24, 1932. Beyond this will be the greatest lake ever created by man. (AP Photo) #