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Hoover Dam - a concrete arch gravity-type dam weighing more than 6.6 million tons that contains more than 25 million cubic yards of concrete. The dam was constructed in the mid-1930's with large interlocking blocks ranging from 25 to 60 feet square. It took five years to build the dam, power plant and other structures such as spillways, low level outlets and water conduits. Another 6.5 years were required to fill Lake Mead. Our visit this June afternoon saw the temperature reach 112 degrees. Inside the bowels of the structure, the damp coolness was a certain and welcome relief. This place is a fascinating study in American engineering - surmounting unbelievable odds - All to bring new prosperity and the water of life - then, and now to an entire region of our great nation.Read More