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Hoover Dam

Named one of the Top 10 Construction Achievements of the Century, Hoover Dam continues to draw crowds 80 years after its creation. Attracting more than a million visitors a year, Hoover Dam is located in Black Canyon, just minutes outside of Las Vegas.

Bridge over the Colorado River as seen from the Hoover Dam

Bridge over the Colorado River as seen from the Hoover Dam

Hoover Dam (with bypass bridge in the foreground stretching from Arizona to Nevada)

Impressive aerial view of Hoover Dam. For those who don't know: Hoover Dam, once known as Boulder Dam, is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between the US states of Arizona and Nevada

Hoover Dam....awesome picture with the new bridge...cannot believe how much the lake has dropped, you can tell by the white along the sides of the stone/rocks.

Hoover Dam, Arizona/Nevada - Located in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, the dam was built to impound Lake Mead and create the largest reservoir in the US by volume.

The Hoover Dam and Lake Mead from the Air, Nevada, USA. (Near top of my list of places to visit. -BtD)

The Hoover Dam and Lake Mead from the Air, Nevada, USA

The Hoover Dam and Lake Mead from the Air, Nevada, USA. (My uncle flew us over the Hover Dam on the way to the Grand Canyon. The dam was spectacular from the air.

Hoover Dam It was cool something pretty staggering when you think of the mechanics.

Hoover Dam It was cool something pretty staggering when you think of the mechanics.

Hoover Dam - Las Vegas 3 day kayak trip, no tents, no potties and searing hot springs. Beautiful!

Hoover Dam - Las Vegas, NV built by 6 companies, one was Utah Construction Co.---- will see on trip next week to Vegas!

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