Articles from the Past
Many articles have been written about Hoover Dam. Here we will try to assemble a few of the better ones to give you not only technical data about the dam, but an appreciation of how people have been impressed with it throughout its history.
Chronology - A list of important events and dates in the history of Hoover Dam and the surrounding area.
The Grand Dam - Reproduction of an article written in 1995 by Julian Rhinehart, dealing with the art and beauty of Hoover Dam.
Dog on a Catwalk - This is an article that was written by an unknown Hoover Dam Guide many years ago.
Fortune Magazine - A September 1933 article on the progress of construction on the dam.
What's In A Name? - The story of how Hoover Dam got its name.
Herbert Hoover and the Colorado River - Information about Herbert Hoover, 31st President of the United States.
Sound Bytes - Short history articles produced by the local Public Radio Station.
Last Reviewed: 9/10/2004