Virtual Field Trip: Hoover Dam
Reaching 726 feet high and containing 6.6 million tons of concrete, Hoover Dam was the tallest dam in the world when it was completed in 1936. Watch this footage of the building of the dam to see some of the death defying work that went into its construction.
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Click here for more historic footage of the dam construction.