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Hoover Dam Miscellaneous Sales Act

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Hoover Dam Miscellaneous Sales Act

report (to accompany S. 1275).

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hoover Dam Visitor Center (Ariz. and Nev.),
  • Hoover Dam (Ariz. and Nev.)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 106th Congress, 1st session, Senate -- 106-195.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17592280M
    OCLC/WorldCa43331600

    Hoover Dam / United States, Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation; The story of Hoover Dam; Hoover Dam Learning Packet [microform] Hoover Dam Miscellaneous Sales Act [microform]: report (to accompany S. ) Updating the Hoover Dam documents, / . Title: construction hoover dam. Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory #

    residential city ( pop. 12,), S Nev., just W of Hoover Dam near Lake Mead; inc. Built () by the federal government as headquarters during the dam's construction, it became a self-governing municipality by act of Congress in The Hoover Dam Police, officially the Bureau of Reclamation Police, was a federal security police force, stationed at Hoover Dam 23 miles (37 km) southeast of Las Vegas, ation Police Officers were stationed only at Hoover Dam. Hoover Dam was both listed on the National Register of Historic Places in , and was designated a National Historic Landmark in Federal agency: United States.

    Hoover Dam, formerly called Boulder Dam, dam in Black Canyon on the Colorado River, at the Arizona - Nevada border, U.S. Constructed between and , it is the highest concrete arch dam in the United States. It impounds Lake Mead, which extends for miles ( km) upstream and is one of the largest artificial lakes in the world. The. In the spring of , in a rugged desert canyon on the Arizona-Nevada border, an army of workmen began one of the most difficult and daring building projects ever undertaken—the construction of Hoover Dam. Through the worst years of the Great Depression as many as five thousand laborers toiled twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, to erect the huge 4/5(3).


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Hoover Dam Miscellaneous Sales Act by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Hoover Dam Miscellaneous Sales Act: report (to accompany S. [United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.]. Get this from a library. Hoover Dam Miscellaneous Sales Act: report (to accompany S.

) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources.]. Nov 7, S. (th). A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to produce and sell products and to sell publications relating to the Hoover Dam, and to deposit revenues generated from the sales into the Colorado River Dam fund.

Ina. sell publications relating to the Hoover Dam, and to deposit revenues generated from the sales into the Colorado River Dam fund.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Hoover Dam Miscellaneous Sales Act’’. SEC. The United States Code is meant to be an organized, logical compilation of the laws passed by Congress. At its top level, it divides the world of legislation into fifty topically-organized Titles, and each Title is further subdivided into any number of logical subtopics.

We visited the Hoover Dam about 20 years ago, took the behind-the-scene tours and was fascinated by the magnitude of, well, everything there. I read a borrowed copy of this book then which brought an even deeper Hoover Dam Miscellaneous Sales Act book for men behind the near impossible construction of the dam and the complex support system necessary for a project of this by: Hoover Tour Information.

Hoover Dam On-Line Store Own a keepsake of Hoover Dam. The Bureau of Reclamation - which built and operates Hoover Dam - offers several products for purchase that have been authorized for sale under the "Hoover Dam Miscellaneous Sales Act" of These items are only available from our vendor's secure website or at the dam.

Hoover Dam book. Read 13 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In the spring ofin a rugged desert canyon on the Arizona-Nevada b /5.

GREAT BOOK. If you like details, this is it. I have been interested in the Hoover Dam since I first saw it in and have always kept an eye out for books and videos on how it was built.

THIS IS THE BEST I have found in 35+ years. Buy it you will not regret. Even if you just look at the photos, there are lots of detailed shots/5(18). Hoover Dam is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between the U.S.

states of Nevada and was constructed between and during the Great Depression and was dedicated on Septemby President Franklin D. construction was the result of a massive effort involving thousands of Architect: Six Companies, Inc.

(structural), Gordon. 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. Hiltzik seems to make absolutely no mention of the /5. Hoover Dam works as a gravity dam, which means that its foundation must rely on gravity to keep the entire structure from falling down.

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Free Returns % Satisfaction Guarantee Fast Shipping. —Hoover Dam Miscellaneous Sales Act S. would allow the Bureau of Reclamation to sell memora-bilia made from unneeded property and scrap materials from the Hoover Dam. The bill also would allow the bureau to sell publica-tions related to its projects.

Costs incurred to produce these items. Hoover Dam is in Black Canyon on the Colorado River approximately 30 miles southeast of Las Vegas. At over feet tall, Hoover Dam is a Nevada spectacle and visitors can easily road trip from Las Vegas to Hoover Dam.

Hoover Dam Tours are offered daily and tickets are purchased on site. Learn more. Filed under: Hoover Dam Visitor Center (Ariz. and Nev.) Hoover Dam Miscellaneous Sales Act: report (to accompany S.

) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). ([Washington, D.C.: U.S. G.P.O., ]), by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources (page images at HathiTrust) Hoover Dam Miscellaneous Sales.

Hoover Dam was built by the Bureau of Reclamation, and it was previously known as Boulder Dam, as it was to be constructed in the Boulder Canyon.

However, for better impoundment, this project was relocated to the Black Canyon. In Februthe name was officially changed to Hoover Dam under the Congressional Act.

A Concrete 'Colossus': The Hoover Dam At 75 When the Hoover Dam was finished init was three times larger than any other dam on the planet. Journalist Michael Hiltzik examines the humongous. One famous dam in the United States, the Hoover Dam, is located on the border between the states of Arizona and Nevada.

The dam of the Colorado River took five years to build, from tobut was dedicated in by President Franklin Roosevelt. It was first known as the Boul-der Dam but was renamed the Hoover Dam, in honor of.

The grandeur of the Hoover Dam makes one speechless, as you look down at birds of prey hovering down below in the canyon.

Over feet tall, it has been standing here, on the Nevada-Arizona border, sincehaving been completed just four short years after the award of the contract (and two years ahead of schedule).Author: Ilya Bogorad. Boulder Dam vs. Hoover Dam. Boulder Dam became the unofficial name of the dam because of the name of the project.

When work on the dam began in with the completion of the railroad connecting Black Canyon to Las Vegas, Secretary of the Interior Ray Lyman Wilbur officially named the dam after President Hoover. But even at that low cost, Hoover Dam generates and sells about $63 million in electricity every year ( cents x billion kWh) -- that's nearly % of what it cost to build the dam in the first place.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.

Wonders of the World series The winner of numerous awards, this series is renowned for Elizabeth Mann's ability to convey adventure and excitement while revealing technical information in 5/5(1).