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Boulder Dam

(Placename) the former name (1933–47) of Hoover Dam
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Boul′der Dam′

a dam on the Colorado River, on the boundary between SE Nevada and NW Arizona. 726 ft. (221 m) high; 1244 ft. (379 m) long. Official name, Hoover Dam.
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Boulder Dam (later Hoover) on the Nevada-Arizona border sends power to L.A.
The $600 million Boulder Dam Credit Union in Boulder City, Nev., hired Steele Hendrix as EVP.
It wasn't until the construction of the Boulder Dam in 1931 that energy began to flow through new technological systems that remapped the desert, drawing the Salt River Valley and the Navajo Reservation together.
Its "lifeblood" was Basic Magnesium, Inc, an industrial plant that pulled water and electricity from the Boulder Dam to make Magnesium, which was used for munitions and airplane parts during the war.
In 1936, Boulder Dam (now Hoover Dam) began operation as President Franklin D.
They fastened on the huge Boulder Dam project to straddle the Colorado River.
Completed in 1936 on the Colorado River at the border of Nevada and Arizona, it was originally named the Boulder Dam after nearby Boulder City which housed the thousands of workers who built it.
Brewing Co., Kona Brewing Co., Deschutes Brewery, Redhook Ale Brewery, Gordon Biersch, Lagunitas Brewing Co., Ballast Point Brewing Co., Wasatch Beers, Shipyard Brewing Co., Three Monkeys Brewing Co., Knee Deep Brewing Co., Barley's Casino & Brewing Co., Joseph James Brewing Co., Inc., Tenaya Creek Brewery and Boulder Dam Brewing Co.
Boulder Dam was the centerpiece of this grand plan.
QUIZ CHALLENGE: 1 An olive branch; 2 Hansom (Joseph Hansom - the Hansom cab); 3 The Danube; 4 Walter Matthau; 5 The Boulder Dam.
In one scene Kane and Martin receive shelter from a train car of squabbling circus freaks, and in another they encounter spies in a desolate desert town that, ominously, has a clear view of Boulder Dam. Kane convinces the spies he's a saboteur and travels with them to New York City.

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