Hoover Dam begins transmitting electricity to Los Angeles

Hoover Dam begins transmitting electricity to Los Angeles
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ON THIS DAY


On this day in 1936, harnessing the power of the mighty Colorado River, Hoover Dam begins sending electricity over transmission lines spanning 266 miles of mountains and deserts to run the lights, radios, and stoves of Los Angeles. – History


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