The Hoover Dam in Pictures

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We stopped at the Hoover Dam in July on our way to visit Mark’s cousin Marta in Phoenix. We were able to snap a few pictures before it started to rain. And thank holy heck it did because I don’t think I could have enjoyed this magnificent man-made monstrosity any longer. We jumped back into the car and exchanged our, “Aww, too bad we didn’t get to take the informational tour” and “Damn, I wish we could have made it to the gift shop” regrets with secret smiles of mutual relief.

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The Hoover Dam is majestic in a very intimidating “man harnessing the power of water” sort of way.

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Rocks and water – always a pretty combination, huh?

 

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There you have it, the Hoover Dam. And what a damn fine dam it is.

1 Comment

  1. O you two….it is magnificent in a cementy kind of way but very necessary for our being here.
    Without the dam, how could there be Vegas?

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