Boulder City built to house employees engaged in Boulder dam excavation and construction.
Boulder City Nevada USA Date:1936 Duration:4 min 13 sec Sound:Yes
Documents the excavation and construction of the Boulder Dam (Later named Hoover Dam). Boat in a river at the Black Canyon. A man points to the map of United States. Water floods in agricultural district. River in a deep valley between cliffs. Map points out Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between Arizona and Nevada. Deserts of South West. Excavating mountains by truck. Cargo train runs on track. Men work in factories. Industrial equipment. Engineers and surveyors at construction site. Small town (Boulder City) built to house employees. Various buildings of town. Building housing the officers of Pacific administration. Traffic on street and gardens outside houses. White cottages in town. Cooks prepare food in kitchen. Men served in large dining hall. Passenger trucks loaded with workers, moves for dam site. Workers leave trucks at dam site.
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