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1. Hoover Dam wasn’t built just to supply power.

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2. Hoover Dam is massive.

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3. Hoover Dam wasn’t always called Hoover Dam.

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4. Building Hoover Dam created an entire city.

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5. As many as 138 workers died during construction.

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6. The Nazis plotted to blow up Hoover Dam during WWII.

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7. Hoover Dam’s construction started during a heatwave.

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8. Las Vegas bid to Be the project’s headquarters.

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9. Hoover Dam was once the tallest dam.

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10. Hoover Dam has enough concrete to stretch across the United States.

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11. The cooling process for concrete was sped up.

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