Vol1_001_September 1930 and May 1931

Title Vol1_001_September 1930 and May 1931
Creator Utah Construction Company; Six Companies, Inc.
Contributors Six Companies, Inc.; Lawler, H. J.
Image Captions "#31-56 Secretary Wilbur Driving Silver Spike on Union Pacific Branch Line, Las Vegas to Boulder City, Sept. 17, 1930. #32-227 Beginning work on Six Companies, Inc. Railroad & Highway along Colorado River above Cape Horn - May 23, 1931. #33-229 Six Companies' Temporary Camp at Boulder City, May 22, 1931. #34-228 Construction of Six Companies' Warehouse at Boulder City - May 23, 1931."
Description In 1931, Utah joined Six Companies Inc. to raise the surety required to bid for the Boulder (Hoover) Dam contract. One of the world’s largest dams, Hoover Dam was completed in 1936 at a cost of $49 million. These scrapbooks document through photographs the construction of the dam showcasing UCC's part in its creation.
Subject Boulder City (Nev.); Dams--Design and construction; Hoover Dam (Ariz. And Nev.); Six Companies, Inc; Utah Construction Company
Digital Publisher Stewart Library, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah, USA
Date Original 1931
Date 1931
Date Digital 2008
Item Size 10x13.5 inch
Medium Scrapbook
Item Description 54 page leather bound scrapbook, black pages with photos
Spatial Coverage Colorado River, United States and Mexico, http://sws.geonames.org/4013157, 31.9, -114.95083; Boulder City, Clark, Nevada, United States, http://sws.geonames.org/5500539, 35.97859, -114.83249
Type Image/StillImage
Conversion Specifications Archived TIFF images were scanned with an Epson Expression 10000XL scanner. Digital images were reformatted in Photoshop. JPG and PDF files were then created for general use.
Language eng
Relation https://archivesspace.weber.edu/repositories/3/resources/212
Rights Materials may be used for non-profit and educational purposes; please credit Special Collections Department, Stewart Library, Weber State University.
Source MS 100 Boxes 126-130 Special Collections, Stewart Library, Weber State University
Format image/jpeg
ARK ark:/87278/s665pqyd
Setname wsu_ucc_hjlaw
ID 44244
Reference URL https://digital.weber.edu/ark:/87278/s665pqyd
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