Hoover Dam spans the Colorado River in the Black Canyon between Arizona and Nevada, some 30 miles southeast of Las Vegas, Nevada. Constructed in the 1930's, the concrete arch-gravity stucture was intended to provide much needed irrigation and hydro electric power to arid regions of states like California and Arizona. The recently completed Hoover Dam Bridge in the background.
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