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Hoover Dam: 75 Years


Over the summer I  had the opportunity to work with videographer/photographer Terry Lownethal on a video about the 75th anniversary of the Hoover Dam.  I got to climb around all the different areas of the dam and through its hand carved tunnels. The bottom of the dam has a spot where you have to watch your head because people will drop change on you from over 720 feet. The temperature also hovered around 118 degrees for the entire time we were there.  http://www.bechtel.com/hoover_dam.html

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