Hoover Dam

Hoover Dam
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Summary

An insight into the project, completed during the Depression of the 1930s, to bring electricity and water to millions in south-western America. Rising more than 700ft above the raging waters of the Colorado River, the Hoover Dam has been compared to the pyramids as a triumph of engineering. However, to achieve its completion hundreds of workers struggled against heat, choking dust and perilous heights.
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