Hoover Dam boarders Nevada and Arizona was named after President Herbert Hoover . Hoover Dam is in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River. At the bottom or southern end of Lake Mead at the Nevada Arizona border.
On July 3, 1930, President Herbert Hoover signed the appropriation bill for the Boulder Dam. The dam was later renamed the Hoover Dam during the Truman administration. Work started on the dam in 1931 and Las Vegas' population swelled from around 5,000 citizens to 25,000, with most of the newcomers looking for a job building the dam.
Work continues at the Culvert 11 site near Port Mayaca to replace a water control structure in Herbert Hoover Dike. Thirty-two structures, dating back to the 1930s, are scheduled to be removed, replaced or abandoned.
During the 1930s Herbert Hoover was the target of blame and believed to be the cause of the depression by many. He saw the need for government to act in at least an advisory role for business and industry. The president was also for public works projects that would ease unemployment. The biggest of these was the Hoover Dam. Hoover also created the Home Loan Act to give farmers low interest loans.
Did you know that Ingersoll Rand's legendary construction tools were also used to construct the Hoover Dam (named in honor of President Herbert Hoover)? Many of the construction tools have been sold, but it is great to have been apart of a great monument.
A Barragem Hoover (Hoover Dam) está localizada entre os estados de Nevada e Arizona, nos Estados Unidos, no rio Colorado. Foi nomeada em homenagem a Herbert Hoover, o 31.º Presidente dos Estados Unidos, que foi um elemento fundamental para a sua construção. A construção foi iniciada em 20 de Abril de 1931 e terminada a …