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Poem written by civil engineer, George R. Thenn, Jr., “Increasing Alameda, a
History 2005.” Included are explanatory endnotes about the poem in which one refers to a line in
the poem about the Utah Construction Company. Donated by George R. Thenn, Jr., 2005.
This collection contains items documenting the construction of the Hoover Dam. Items include 6 mounted photographs, a photograph album page, a brochure introducing the project, and a printed Wikipedia page describing Six Companies, Inc. Materials range from circa 1927 – 2009.
Postcards of photographs of the Hoover Dam (Boulder Dam), Arizona and Nevada, c.a. 1932-1947. Black and white, color. Scenes include Boulder City, Nevada; Hoover Dam construction site; Lake Mead, and the Black Canyon of the Colorado River. This collection includes a drawing, “Boulder Dam and Power Plant.”
Inventory of Patricia Johnson Collection. This collection contains information on Utah Construction Company including photographs of the building of the Western Pacific Railroad and Hoover Dam. The additions include a dress worn by Marie Wattis during a dinner with Governor William Spry.
James Olsen Sr. and James Olsen Jr. worked as Engineers for the Utah Construction and Mining Company. The mines they worked in were primarily in the Western United States. James Olsen Jr. donated this collection to WSU in May 2009. The collection is arranged by subject headings alphabetically with a miscellaneous section placed at the end of the collection.
Information concerning the Lucky Mc Mine uranium operation in Wyoming.
Includes narrative histories, company directory, newspaper articles, and a stock certificate.
Donated by Charles D. Snow, 2004.