Dams Colorado River Colo Mexico Design And Construction History Books
Books con argomento Dams Colorado River Colo Mexico Design And Construction History
edizioni Free Pr collana Free Pr (Paperback)
As breathtaking today as when it was completed, Hoover Dam ranks among America's most awe-inspiring, if dubious, achievements. This epic story of the dam—from conception to design to construction—by Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and Los Angeles Times columnist Michael Hiltzik exposes the tremendous hardships and...
edizioni Simon & Schuster collana Simon & Schuster (Hardcover)
"Throughout history, what has set the Colorado River apart from all other waterways of the Western Hemisphere is its violent personality. [It] has always been best known for the scars it left on the landscape, among them the Grand Canyon, a testament to the river's primordial origin and its compulsive energy. No river...
Building Hoover Dam
Dunar Andrew J.
edizioni Univ of Nevada Pr collana Univ of Nevada Pr (Paperback)
Shares the realities of building the Hoover Dam early and under budget, including the cardboard boxes and tents which served as homes, carbon monoxide deaths of tunnel workers, and the freedom found in Las Vegas.