The Hoover Dam - Tranforming the Landscape

Built on the desert border between Arizona and Nevada from 1931 to 1935, the Hoover Dam supplies flood control, irrigation water, and hydroelectric power. A major engineering feat at that time---the Hoover Dam is a monument to human achievement. Follow the dam's construction in these film clips.

The Winnipeg Art Gallery; Canadian Museum of Civilization, Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes Instito Nacional de Bellas Artes, Smithsonian American Art Museum

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