Our Daily Sykes #446 – Hoover Dam

Once also known as Boulder Dam, built in the Black Canyon of the Colorado in the early 1930s, took years to fill and in the process deadened the Colorado River estuary below the dam, killed more than 100 workers during the construction, described with superlatives but soon lost them to the Grand Coulee Dam, which was built soon after. (Click to Enlarge)

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