Saturday, October 1, 2011

Hoover Dam

Hoover (Boulder) Dam - Arizona, Nevada

Upper left: View of Dam from river-level downstream, flanked by towering canyon walls, shows powerhouse at base of Dam.
Upper right:  Interior of Nevada Wing Powerhouse, showing 7 generators, each with a capacity of 82,500 KVA.
Lower left:  Hoover Dam and Lake Mead from Nevada side of Black Canyon.  150-ton cableway is shown in operation.
Lower right:  View form Airzona side shows four 385-ft. high intake towers almost completely submerged in Lake Mead.

Hoover Da
Constructed by the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation.  Located on the Colorado River at the Nevada-Arizona boundary.

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