Big Dam Deal

Hydrel Lights Hoover Dam

Named for Herbert Hoover, the 31st president of the United States, Hoover Dam (on the Colorado River 30 miles southeast of Las Vegas on US Highway 93 at the Nevada-Arizona border) includes a hydroelectric plant that provides power for the states of Nevada, Arizona, and California. Built 1933-1935, this is one of the world's tallest dams, and features a massive off-white concrete wall more than 700' (210m) high and equally as wide. Unfortunately, for many

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