Hoover Dam

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a large dam built in 1933 on the Colorado River in Nevada

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Speaking about his arrest, he said: "They arrested me and took me to this police station on top of the Hoover Dam.
At 900 feet, Lake Mead becomes a "dead pool," which means that nothing would flow downstream from the Hoover Dam.
Caption: Never applied on comparable scale or in a setting requiring such inordinate light output, the relatively new technique of using specialized software to warp and mask content, video projection mapping, allows for images to fit onto an irregularly shaped screen such as the Hoover Dam.
Lake Mead already is at its lowest point since Hoover Dam was completed and the lake was first filled in the 1930s.
This method could produce electricity equal to about 400 times the annual output of the Hoover Dam.
com)-- Grand Canyon Bus Deals, the leading provider of reviews and tips on luxury bus tours from Las Vegas, announced today the release of it's newest video expose on how the Hoover Dam is being included into trips to the Grand Canyon.
We built railroads and highways, the Hoover Dam, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Interstate highway system, the transcontinental railroad - we built those things together.
We spent time in both cities, visited Death Valley, Yosemite, Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon, The Grand Canyon, Antelope Canyon, drove part of Route 66 and across the Hoover Dam.
Cars and trucks had to take a twisty two-lane highway over the Hoover Dam.
When workers began building the Hoover Dam in 1931, it was one of the most ambitious civilengineering feats ever attempted.
Hoover Dam 75th anniversary history symposium; proceedings.
Soaring protectively near the Hoover Dam and straddling the boundary between Arizona and Nevada, the Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge has made history several times over.
How about Hoover Dam to see the new Colorado River Bridge?
Anyone who brings one with them to our gigs will receive a Hoover Dam goodie bag.