Stressing on Hoover Dam’s history, Kenny Slaught states that the state-of-the-art structure was built during the American Great Depression stage, between 1931 and 1936, costing the government $49 million dollars. The dam was formerly named Boulder Dam, but was later renamed to Hoover Dam in honor of the then-President Herbert Hoover, who had made major contributions to the creation of this extraordinary project. With 221 meters in height, 379 meters in length, and more than 35.000 cubic kilometers of total capacity, the massive structure could generate more than 4,2 billion kWh2 per year.

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Kenny Slaught on the Origins of Hoover Dam

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