The rarely seen back of the Hoover Dam before it filled with water 1936 - On March the Hoover Dam was completed. More than people were employed by six Companies to construct the dam. Construction began in 1931 and over 100 workers died.
In the liner SS Normandie caught fire while being converted to a troopship, capsized onto her port side and came to rest on the mud of the Hudson River. Although salvaged at great expense, restoration was deemed too costly and she was scrapped in October
The construction of the Hoover Dam was a magnificent architectural master piece of the time. The start to the construction completion took years. Here are some men standing in a steel pipe above the Dam.
A Bomber crashes into the Empire State Building on the morning of July Yet it did not collapse! New York Times photographer Ernie Sisto had two of his friends hold his belt while he dangled off the side of the building to snap this photo.