1936 Westinghouse Electric Vintage Ad | Boulder Dam


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This 1936 vintage ad for Westinghouse Electric & MFG has a color art illustration of the intake towers of Boulder (Hoover) Dam with the headline, “Behind These Gates..”

Year Published: 1936
Approximate overall size – inches: 11 x 14
Grade: Excellent

“Four intake towers like these, each 358 feet tall, contain the gates designed to regulate the flow of water from that mammoth reservoir.
Eight massive cylinders each weighing 240 tons, each one as heavy asa 6-car streamlined train…in all, four million pounds of metal form these gates!”

This is a 85 yr. old original vintage ad removed from a 1936 publication and is not a reproduction of any kind.