Diversion of the Colorado River and building of cofferdams during the construction of Boulder Dam in the United States.
United States USA Date:1932, November Duration:3 min 59 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The diversion of the Colorado River during the construction of Boulder Dam on the river in the United States. The dam site on the river. Two tunnels seen on one side of the river. A blast at the entrance of one of the tunnels to divert the flow of the river. Two men at the entrance of the tunnel. Trucks unload excavation material to form a temporary dike to control the water flow. The river flowing around the dam site. A bridge is visible. Water flows through a huge diversion tube. Cliffs on both sides. A truck unloads construction material in a cofferdam. Construction equipment in the cofferdam. Cofferdams on the river bed to provide foundation for the dam. Equipment operated at the site. Trucks and as crane at the site. Roads along the canyon walls in view. Men at work at the site. Barriers of the coffer dam in view. Men at the site. Cliffs on both sides. Workmen operate equipment.
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