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Originally named Boulder Dam, it was renamed Hoover Dam in 1946. This picture was taken of the Colorado River near Black Rock Canyon where one person stands on the shore in deep sand. Across the river is a black lava formation. Taken in the 1920's or 30's in the vicinity of the future site of Hoover Dam.
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00009803 Security Pacific National Bank Collection Industries-Water and Power-Reservoirs-Hoover Dam.; A-002-533.4 4x5 CARL0000011581 http://126.96.36.199/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/83870
Dams--Arizona Dams--Nevada Hoover Dam (Ariz. and Nev.) Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)