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The Story of the Hoover Dam

by Ingersoll-Rand Company

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Nevada Publications in Las Vegas, Nev .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesCompressed air magazine., Story of the Boulder Dam.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTC557.5.H6 S76 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p. :
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24942802M
ISBN 100913814792
ISBN 109780913814796
OCLC/WorldCa13914991

Hoover Dam The Story of Hard Times, Tough People and the Taming of a Wild River. Built during the Great Depression Hoover Dam was set in an unforgiving landscape whose climate defied habitation, much less backbreaking physical labor. Notable Children's Book—National Council for the Social Studies " an epic tale of adventure and. The Story of Hoover Dam. Janu History of Heroin. The documentary The Distant Drummer: Flowers of Darkness traces the history of opium and the development of.

On Septem , Hoover Dam, originally named the Boulder Dam, was dedicated by President Franklin nded by a crowd of 10, people, the massive concrete dam, stretching 1, feet across the Black Canyon, sat on the Arizona–Nevada border as the largest dam in the world at the time of its completion. The dam, which took five years to construct, was part of a plan to.   Introduction. Hoover Dam is the tallest arch dam constructed in the United States and forms one of the largest artificial reservoirs worldwide. The facility was initially named Boulder Dam but the name was changed in as the structure was dedicated to Herbert Hoover, the 31st President of the United hout the years, it has received great recognition as an engineering project.

What a GREAT novel to read around a trip to the Hoover Dam!! The story takes place during the building of the dam, getting into what life was like for the workers in particular. Also a peek into s America in general. My first Zane Grey book-- exciting plot, great diction, and I stayed up late to finish/5(13).   Anyway, this book was really interesting about the building of the Hoover/Boulder Dam in the early 30's which was also during the depression and provided jobs for many. The author does a good job of explaining the background and building of the dam while immersing some fictional characters into the story also/5(58).


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The Story of the Hoover Dam by Ingersoll-Rand Company Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book's 23 sections offer a progressive history of the building of Hoover Dam from its birth in Congress in the '20s to its dedication in In between was costly preparatory work and important political developments/5(19).

The Story of the Hoover Dam (Perspectives Library) Paperback – January 1, by Kelly Milner Halls (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — — Library Binding "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" $Author: Kelly Milner Halls.

The Story of the Hoover Dam [????] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Reprint of original published in just before the dam was finished. Lots of details, specs, photos and illustrations. pp5/5(11). The Hoover Dam: The Story of Hard Times, Tough People and The Taming of a Wild River (Wonders of the World Book) [Mann, Elizabeth, Witschonke, Alan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Hoover Dam: The Story of Hard Times, Tough People and The Taming of a Wild River (Wonders of the World Book)/5(19). The Story of Hoover Dam is a collection of articles published at the time of the construction of the Dam, each chapter is a different article, wrote at different time from the next one.

The books provide details of the many construction and management aspect of the Dam. Although I am a Civil Engineer I find the book difficult to read/5(2). Printed in the United States of America Corporate Graphics Inc.

January Table of Contents In this book, you will read about the story of the Hoover Dam from three perspectives. Each perspective is based on real t; hings that happened to real people who were involved in or experienced the building of the Hoover Dam. The Hoover Dam is the dramatic story of the danger, suffering, courage and genius that went into the building of one of America's most famous landmarks.5/5(1).

Hoover Dam is also a major tourist destination as it is located only 30 miles (48 km) from Las Vegas and is along U.S. Highway Since its construction, tourism was taken into consideration at the dam and all visitor facilities were built with the best materials available at the time.

However, due to security concerns after the September The Hoover Dam: The Story of Hard Times, Tough People and The Taming of a Wild River (Wonders of the World Book)/5(). The Hoover Dam book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Now in paperback!They called the river the Red Bull.

Desert silt ga /5. Reprint. Originally published: New York, N.Y.: Ingersoll-Rand Co., Vols. issued as The story of the Boulder Dam Reprinted from Compressed air magazine Pages: Pinnacle Books, Mar 1, - Fiction - pages 0 Reviews Chief Engineer Frank Crowe directs the construction of Boulder Dam on the mighty Colorado and fends off the threats of interfering, penurious syndicate directors and of IWW agents determined to control the workers or destroy the project.

This film, [The Story of Hoover Dam], explained the need to control and regulate the waters of the Colorado River. The film examined the passage of the Boulder Canyon Project authorizing.

Colossus: Hoover Dam and the Making of the American Century is a fascinating read, authoritatively researched, and made very personal by author Michael Hiltzik, who tells stories of the personalities involved in the dam construction project, from Presidents to wage laborers.

There's a problem, though/5(). This book relays the factual details of the story of the Hoover Dam, which was built in the s.

The narrative provides multiple accounts of the event, and readers learn details through the point of view of a Colorado River explorer, a dam worker, and a dam worker's daughter. A progressive history of the building of Hoover Dam from its genesis in Congress in the '20s to its dedication in THE STORY OF THE HOOVER DAM; PUBLISHER: Nevada Publications, Las Vegas, Nevada; undated printing; pages.

National Archives and Records Administration - ARC Identifier / Local Identifier - The story of Hoover Dam - Department of the Interior. Bureau of Reclamation. (05/18/ -). While the information in the book was extremely accurate, it seemed a bit long for this style of a picture book. As an introduction to our Hoover Dam unit, I opted to focus, instead, on the absolutely stunning illustrations and allow my students to write their own in the unit, I made the book available to my students and many found it to be a wonderful reference tool/5(3).

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A story done in a series of 23 magazine articles written as the dam was constructed in the early ’s. They are very detailed, starting with some history of the area. Each article includes pictures and detailed drawings, from great pre-dam site photos, Boulder City development (built to house workers) and.

Strange things are happening in the town and the ladies are on a mission to solve the mystery. I was hooked from the beginning and I found the history of the Hoover Dam to be very interesting.

The author does a fabulous job to add some spooky stuff in her writing as well as weaving history into her story and make it all a very interesting read/5(9).The Hoover Dam.

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H. Vivian. Nevada Publications, Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear.

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