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Road map of Hoover Dam and vicinity, circa 1949

Date
1947 to 1951
Description
'Cartography by W. C. Kainsinger, W.T. Taylor. Field mapping by K. R. Reed, G. Boyd. Typography by W. R. Williams.' 'Copyright by Automobile Club of Southern California. C-21351.' 'C-1352'--Panel. Index on verso. In lower right corner: 'Map number 1959.' Scale 1:415,210 (W 116°--W 114°/N 37°--N 35°). Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows mines, ranches and springs. Not the same as the 1948 edition of this map. Cartographers', field mappers', typographers' names are different, and 2 out of 3 numbers on maps are different. Probably after 1947 as Boulder Dam has been changed to Hoover Dam, but before 1950 as Las Vegas Bombing and Gunnery Range has not been changed to Nellis Air Force Base. Automobile Club of Southern California.

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Map showing automobile routes to Hoover Dam and vicinity, circa 1934

Date
1930 to 1938
Description
'Prepared by the Automobile Club of Southern California.' 'burke' in lower right corner. '1352' in circle in lower left corner. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows mines, ranches, and springs. Scale [ca. 1:443,520] (W 115°30--W 114°--N 36°30/N 35°)

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Topographic map of Arrow Canyon dam and reservoir site on the Muddy River, 1934

Date
1934
Description
'Topography by Lee Morrison. Control by U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. Surveyed in 1934.' Relief shown by contours and spot heights. 'Arrowhead Canyon Dam and reservoir site' hand-written on map. Map is part of a larger map and has been taped to a manila envelope sent from the Agricultural Administration to J.H. Wittwer on Sept. 25, 1939. Map has hand-drawn township and range lines and handwritten numbers. Verso has a hand-drawn map, calculations, and hand-written notes. U.S. Geological Survey

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Map of irrigable areas near Boulder Dam, February 20, 1935

Date
1935-02-20
Description
'Drawn by C.G.C.' 'Carson City, Nevada, Feb. 20, 1935. No. 4.' 'Adapted from Bureau of Reclamation's General map of irrigable areas.'

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Topographic map of Boulder Canyon Project, Boulder Dam area, 1940

Date
1940
Description
Scale [ca. 1:221,760. 1 in. to approx. 3.5 miles] ; 1 map : col. ; 51 x 71 cm ; Relief shown by contours and spot heights ; Includes township and range grid ; "Map no. 40-40" ; Includes index map ; Shows power lines, triangulation stations, boundary monuments, roads, telephone lines, mines, bench marks, etc. ; U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation

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Topographic map of Boulder Canyon Project, Hoover Dam area, 1932

Date
1932
Description
Scale [ca. 1:221,760. 1 in. to approx. 3.5 miles] ; 1 map : col. ; 51 x 62 cm ; Relief shown by contours and spot heights ; "Prepared in Washington Office from compilation made in Las Vegas Office." ; "Map no. 24000." ; Includes township and range grid ; Shows power lines, triangulation stations, boundary monuments, roads, telephone lines, mines, bench marks, etc. ; Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation.

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Geologic map and sections of area along Colorado River between Lake Mead and Davis Dam, Arizona and Nevada, 1963

Date
1963
Description
At top of map: 'United States, Department of Interior, Geological Survey. Professional Paper 374-E, plate 1.' In lower right corner of map: 'Geology mapped by C.R. Longwell.' Relief shown by contours. Includes seven colored cross-sections. Scale 1:125,000 (W 114°50´--W 114°20´/N 36°10´--N 35°10´). Series: Shorter contributions to general geology. Professional paper (Geological Survey (U.S.))374-E. Originally published as plate 1 in: Reconnaissance geology between Lake Mead and Davis Dam, Arizona-Nevada / by Chester R. Longwell, published by the U.S. Government Printing Office in 1963 in the series Shorter contributions to general geology and as Geological Survey professional paper 374-E.

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Map of Boulder Dam area and Las Vegas, Nevada, October 7, 1930

Date
1930-10-07
Description
'F.V. Owen, publisher ... Los Angeles, California. Topography by C.H. Fenner, C.E. Decorations by L.J. Bergère. Gov't. data, H.A. Shamberger, C.E. Copyright, 1930, by F.V. Owen.' At bottom right of map: 'Dated Oct. 7th, 1930.' Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Contour lines are 100 feet. Incudes six hand-colored illustrations showing local points of interest. Includes information on Hoover Dam, and chart of mileages from Las Vegas. Scale [ca. 1:63,360]. 1 inch to 1 mile

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Photograph of dam at night, Hoover Dam, 1934-1936

Date
1934 to 1936
Description
A night time view of the Hoover Dam. Site Name: Hoover Dam (dam)

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Photograph of Boulder Dam (Hoover Dam), 1940s

Date
1940 to 1949
Archival Collection
Description
Black and white photograph of Lake Mead and Boulder Dam (now called Hoover Dam). View of Boulder Dam from Arizona lookout point. Possibly a postcard.

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