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Title: Hoover Dam: Original Model

Description: The original model; generators; Hoover Dam; (AKA: Boulder Dam); completed in 1936 at a cost of $49 million), an arch-gravity concrete dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River on the border of U.S. States Nevada and Arizona, located approximately thirty miles southeast of Las Vegas, Nevada; 1244 feet in length; 726.4 feet in height; at the time of its completion, Hoover Dam, named after President Herbert Hoover (1874-1964), who was instrumental in launching its construction, was the world's largest electric-power generating station and the world's largest concrete structure, until surpassed in both respects by the Grand Coulee Dam in 1945.

Location: Hoover Dam, August 8, 2009

Category: Geography

Topic: Colorado

Subject: Hoover Dam

Keywords: architecture, constructions, dams, generators, models, water retaining structures.

Orientation: Portrait

Dimensions: 2400 x 3000 (7.20 MPixels) (1.25)

Print Size: 20.3 x 25.4 cm; 8.0 x 10.0 inches

File Size: 20.63 MB (21,627,604 Bytes)

Resolution: 300 x 300 dpi

Color Depth: 16.7 million (24 BitsPerPixel)

Compression: None

Image Number: 0000257060c

Source: Jay Robert Nash Collection

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