Hoover Dam Through the Ages – Kenny Slaught

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Elaborating on Hoover Dam’s past, Kenny Slaught says that the progressive structure was made during the American Great Depression happening between 1931 and 1936 and at a cost of 49 million USD. Boulder Dam was the original name of the project but due to big contributions of the then-President Herbert Hoover towards the creation of this great development, the name was changed to honor him. With a height of 221 meters, a length of 379 meters, and a full capacity of more than 35.000 cubic kilometers, the barrage is able to produce more than 4,2 billion kWh2 every year.

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