The Hoover Dam is an iconic American landmark, yet within its massive walls lie tales long buried. From harrowing accounts of the men who built it, to the shocking ways they were kept in danger. There were explosive ideas on how to make a dam so large, and even more incredible ways to protect it. From the Colorado River to California's Salton Sea, Henry's journey to find unknown facts about the Hoover Dam is as colossal as the structure itself.
Did You Know?
Dr. Sondra Cosgrove blamed certain decisions related to the construction of The Hoover Dam in 1928 and 1931 on the Roosevelt administration. However, Calvin Coolidge was U.S. President throughout 1928, and Herbert Hoover was President throughout 1931. Franklin D. Roosevelt did not take office until March 4, 1933. See more