Lake Mead & Hoover Dam Book/DVD Combo - Lake Mead & Hoover Dam The Story Behind the Scenery and The Construction of the Hoover Dam, DVD
ABOUT THE BOOK:
Lake Mead & Hoover Dam The Story Behind the Scenery
by James C. Maxon
Lake Mead National Recreation Area is more than just a story about man's taming of the mighty Colorado River and the creation of two nationally significant American recreational resources. Lake Mead and Lake Mohave seem to be timeless elements in this magnificent desert setting.
The two lakes provide a setting for virtually all forms of water recreation. Fishing, water skiing, sailing, scuba diving, swimming--all are frequent activities on the lakes.
Lake Mead, the Story Behind the Scenery, reveals the adventures and the passions behind the creation of this beautiful area, bringing the reader to glory in the history of nature's shaping the land and man's conquering of the mighty Colorado River.
9x12, Paperback, 48 pages, 52 color photos & maps/ diagrams
ABOUT THE DVD:
The Construction of the Hoover Dam, DVD
In this 1936 classic newsreel film, witness the construction of mighty Hoover Dam as men and machines of the 1930's create this incredible monument to man's ingenuity.
AGAINST ALL ODDS
In 1931, engineers were faced with almost insurmountable problems. Massive amounts of material and manpower were needed. Rock quarries, concrete factories and even steel mills had to be built on location!
THE NEW BRIDGE, THE DAM TODAY & MORE!
Filmed in High-Definition, DVD bonus features include views from the spectacular new bridge, a raft trip down Black Canyon, historic footage of the 1983 flood when Lake Mead overflowed, a photo gallery and more.
NATIONAL PARK FILMS APP
Allows you to download and watch on the road. Plays on all tablets, iPads, and mobile devices worldwide - Apple, Android, Kindle.
DIGITAL COPY - for all your digital devices - iPad, iPhone, iPod, tablets, smartphones, Android, etc.
PLAYS WORLDWIDE: 49 minutes, Stereo, English narration.
This product was added to our catalog on Friday 24 October, 2014.