“New Roosevelt Dam Salt River Project Ariz.” Pencil and ink on tracing linen By Vitaliano, November 29, 1982
Constructed between 1903 and 1911 by the U. S. Reclamation Service, the historic Theodore Roosevelt Dam was extensively redesigned between 1984 and 1996.
September 30, 1935 - Hoover Dam Dedicated by President Franklin Roosevelt
Five years of work, an average of 3,500 workers a day - here’s a look at the construction of the Hoover Dam.
“High-scalers at work on the Arizona intake towers location some 550’ above the level of the Colorado River. The background seen is the Nevada side of the canyon.”, 07/28/1932
Photograph from a series documenting the construction of Hoover Dam, Boulder City, Nevada.