Extras

Video thumbnail: American Experience The High Scalers of Hoover Dam

American Experience

The High Scalers of Hoover Dam

During the dam's construction, the job of the high scaler was by far the most dangerous.

The High Scalers of Hoover Dam

Video thumbnail: American Experience Building Diversion Tunnels

American Experience

Building Diversion Tunnels

The most dangerous phase of Hoover Dam's construction was building the diversion tunnels.

Building Diversion Tunnels

Video thumbnail: American Experience The Government's Plan

American Experience

The Government's Plan

Building the 700 foot high dam was only one piece of the puzzle.

The Government's Plan

Video thumbnail: American Experience Rerouting the Colorado River

American Experience

Rerouting the Colorado River

Workers moved the Colorado River from the bed it had known for 12 million years.

Rerouting the Colorado River

Video thumbnail: American Experience Hoover Dam: Moving the Concrete

American Experience

Hoover Dam: Moving the Concrete

On June 6, 1933, workers poured the first bucket of concrete that would build the dam.

Hoover Dam: Moving the Concrete

Video thumbnail: American Experience Hoover Dam Preview

American Experience

Hoover Dam Preview

A preview for Hoover Dam, broadcasting April 17 at 9/8c.

Hoover Dam Preview

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