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Materials depict the construction of Boulder City, Nevada and the Hoover (Boulder) Dam from 1930 to 1935. The photographs primarily depict construction of the master planned community of Boulder City, which was built to house workers during the construction of the dam. The photographs also depict construction of the dam, surveyors working in Black Canyon and on the Colorado River, and buildings in Boulder City. The photographs also depict Williamsville, the small settlement that preceded Boulder City.
Collection Name: Union Pacific Railroad Photographs
Materials remain in original order.